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    under pressure of anyone. But, determinism is totally opposite to it. Determinism says that every action has its cause. There are two concepts of freewill. 1) Compatibilism. 2) Incompatibilism. According to compatibilism free will is possible even if determinism is true. But, incompatibilism says that freewill is not real if determinism exist (Sider 2014). Incompatibilism cover two terms that are hard determinism and libertarian. Hard determinism conclude that if determinism is valid than no…

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    Determinism is the theory that the state of the universe at a time, along with the laws of causation, completely determine all later events. This means that every single event that we experience is caused by a combination of the laws of the universe and the past state of the universe; everything that we do, every action we take, is predetermined based on these factors. Determinism assumes that we do not have free will, since we are not personally responsible for our own actions. An individual…

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    Determinism Determinism is the belief that everything that was supposed to happen in a situation happened. Everything that didn’t happen could have never happened; the inevitability of causation. To a determinist, there are causes like unconscious causes that operate and bring the person to inevitably what he or she will eventually do. Free will and the whole idea of it is considered wrong or an illusion. The essence of free will is that in a given situation a person has the option to have or…

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    is our responsibility to make the right decisions. It is freedom of predetermination and one's nature. Determinism is the theory that everything is caused by past events and not by the free will. It is different with libertarianism as determinism believes that we were already determined by certain causes outside of the power of will,…

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    Tralfamadorian philosophy, Billy Pilgrim reaches the conclusion that free will does not exist. This deterministic attitude comes from Billy’s naiveté on the compatibility between our freedom to choose and pre-determined outcomes. For this paper, determinism will be simply defined as stating that given the past and the laws of nature there is only one possible future. In other words, the only future reality that will happen is the only reality that can happen, therefore, the state of the world…

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    agent’s freedom of choice, effective freedom, or autonomy (47). The belief of freedom of choice acquires two main perspectives: an incompatible and a compatible view between free will and determinism. The incompatible position states that free will and determinism cannot coexist in the same universe. Determinism, on the one hand, one of the incompatible positions, claims that freedom of choice is nonexistent; instead, the deterministic position believes in universal casualty. Events are the…

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    my decision of choosing PHIL 150, however, I simply state that the final decision was made by me after taking into account what the course entailed and if or not I 'd enjoy it. I will elaborate on my answer using the following three arguments; Determinism, Libertarianism and Compatibilism. Well first before I talk about these three positions, I must first define my definition of acting freely. My definition of acting freely is the ability to have and make decisions when under no circumstance…

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    they want to do one thing or another. There are people who believe in determinism, which is stated as having a fixed future and that everything is predetermined. Free will and determinism are (interconnected) because you can either be a soft determinist which are people who believe that free choice and determinism can be compatible with each other, or you can be a hard determinist, which is someone who believes that determinism and free choice are not compatible at all. These two perspectives…

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    Is free will compatible with determinism? That’s the most philosophical question asked. Free will is the power or ability to make a choice for which one can be held responsible for. Determinism is the thesis that at any time the universe has one physically possibility in the future. Compatibilisim is the thesis that we can have free will in a deterministic world. This philosophical question is still not unsolved, but in this essay I will argue that a freedom of choice cannot be had by an agent…

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    concept of determinism. Determinism considers that there is a cause behind all “event” and the “event” is referred as our movements. So basically, every event happens can neither be stopped nor can be caused randomly. Determinism is an opposed of freewill, in which every action is prearranged by past. The problem with this policy is that no one could be blame for their action whether it’s good or bad-since everything is prearranged. Determinism falls into two further categories: hard determinism…

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