Compatibilism

[Revised entry by Michael McKenna and D. Justin Coates on February 25, 2015. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography, notes.html, supplement.html] Compatibilism offers a solution to the free will
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[Revised entry by Michael McKenna and D. Justin Coates on February 25, 2015. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography, notes.html, supplement.html] Compatibilism offers a solution to the free will problem, which concerns a disputed incompatibility between free will and determinism. Compatibilism is the thesis that free will is compatible with determinism. Because free will is typically taken to be a necessary condition of moral responsibility, compatibilism is sometimes expressed as a thesis about the compatibility between moral responsibility and determinism....

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