Wednesday, November 02, 2011

Coercive love


  1. 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?

  2. 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.

  3. What are the best resources on free will from the compatibilist perspective?

  4. I give a lot of resources in my paper on the subject