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    and everything that occurs has a cause behind it, we call this determinism. Free-will and determinism are very different philosophies, despite their differences they can coexist with each other. While there are many different philosophies that try to tackle this issue, for this paper I will be going in depth on the main arguments for this issue which include, Determinism, Freewill, and Compatibilism.…

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    Free will or Determinism? These are two sides of an argument that has endured many years of debate and thought. Determinism is the belief that whatever is going to happen or is happening was inevitable and “choice is an illusion” (Baumeister R. 2009), that we can completely predict a person’s behavior. We can’t even think or decide freely, we are constrained to act only as we are ordained to act (Pollard L. 2008). Sometimes the belief brings in the being of God and how people are already in a…

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    the question of free will, I would have to say I am a hard determinist. I once thought that we had a choice, but these choices were decided by our world. I had some understanding of this idea without searching out an answer to describe it as hard determinism. The universe has it's own natural processes that we understand through chemistry, physics, math, and other fields of study. These processes have a cause and effect relationship, so they influence our environment, which leads to determined…

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    Looking in a dictionary, free will is the power, attributed to human beings, of making free choices that are unconstrained by external circumstances or by an agency such as fate or divine will”. Free will allows free choice. Where as determinism is when a person's behavior is considered to be dictated by internal or external forces. Some philosophers say human beings are free, but some other thinkers disagree. This essay will be addressing different philosopher’s points of view regarding the…

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    that we believe determinism is true, but also that we are morally responsible; meaning we are held responsible for the actions we choose. In this paper, I am going to be arguing…

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    brought up with determinism, it is the most commonly disputed topic of metaphysics. Determinism the philosophical proposition that every action or event is determined by a perpetual chain of pre-determined events or preceding occurrences. This means that under determinism, it is not possible for any spontaneous or random events to occur. Determinism and free will go together due to the fact that they are quite incredibly arguable. For instance, one may say that the problem with determinism is…

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    Free Will and Determinism have been discussed by philosophers for many years. Free will is associated with moral responsibility, and alternative actions that “could have” been taken over the one chosen. Determinism is the opposite view, and is associated with universal causation, and a lack of free will. Determinists believe that a person’s actions are inevitable, they are dictated by a person’s experiences, they believe nurture, nature, and even a person’s genes determine their future actions.…

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    Is human behavior determinism or free will? Many would argue that every action that we do is done by our free will and others would say that human behaviors are completely determined by prior events. In my opinion, I believe that that events that we experience have already been determined by factors such as science and experiences that we’ve been through in the past. There are a few reasons why I believe that human behavior cannot be a result of free will. Firstly, some choices just can’t be…

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    free will and determinism are incompatible. And they are incompatible because of the following arguments: 1. If determinism is true, then everything happens is caused by something happened previously. 2. If everything happens is caused by something happened previously, then we could not have acted freely. 3. If determinism is true, then we could not have acted freely. To understand the argument, we must first know what “determinism” and “free will” are. According to Sider, determinism is the…

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    Com 295 – 07 In communication there are two different ways on how you can look at communication theory; one way is free will scope, the other a determinism scope. These two ways of evaluating communication theory can affect many different aspects throughout communication. Free will means that humans acts are voluntary. It also says that we are free agents who can decide to respond differently under identical sets of circumstances. This means that we as humans have freedom to respond to our…

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