I have been grappling with questions about free will and wish to pose a question to the eminent triablogue members. Is the "will" a faculty of the human person or simply a word we use to say that people make choices?
usually freedom of *action* is distinguished from freedom of *will*. will is usually considered a faculty or power to (jn some sense) originate choices or actions.things break down at this point.libertarians will (typically) admit compatibilists can allow for free actions but not a free will. Compatibilists will respond in various ways, depending on what type of compatibilist you are.
What are the best resources on free will from the compatibilist perspective?
I give a lot of resources in my paper on the subjecthttp://analytictheologye4c5.files.wordpress.com/2011/07/free-will-and-moral-responsibility-intro11.pdf