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Free will: the free will is, formulated in everyday language, the ability of a subject to choose among alternatives. See also Libet experiments, freedom, subject, individual, determinism, action autonomy, compatibilism.
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Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments.

 
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Peter van Inwagen on Free Will - Dictionary of Arguments

Pauen I 280
Incompatibilism/Inwagen/Pauen: thesis: freedom and determinism are not compatible. Everything is already fixed before our birth.
I 281
In the same scientific camp: Popper/Eccles, R. Chisholm, Ulrich Pothast, Eduard Dreher, Gottfried Seebaß.
>Determinism
, >Freedom, >Initial conditions.

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Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution. Translations: Dictionary of Arguments
The note [Concept/Author], [Author1]Vs[Author2] or [Author]Vs[term] resp. "problem:"/"solution:", "old:"/"new:" and "thesis:" is an addition from the Dictionary of Arguments. If a German edition is specified, the page numbers refer to this edition.

Inwagen I
Peter van Inwagen
Metaphysics Fourth Edition

Pauen I
M. Pauen
Grundprobleme der Philosophie des Geistes Frankfurt 2001


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