Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

Determinism, philosophy: the idea that events and mental states occur due to strict laws and are therefore determined in advance. For a prediction one only has to know the environmental conditions. The fact that we do not know if determinism is true is sometimes explained by our incomplete knowledge of the environment. See also indeterminism, strict laws, prediction, probability, probabilism.
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Indeterminism / Nozick: if it were possible, we would have liked, but we will see that the difficulties will lead us to the "second best solution" of causal determinism - that is still a form of free will. NozickVsindeterminism: is contradictory - free will / Nozick: is compatible with determinism - we still need something extra.

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R. Nozick
Philosophical Explanations Oxford 1981

R., Nozick
The Nature of Rationality 1994

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