The Impossibility of Moral Responsibility by Strawson and ContextThere is something very important at stake in the free will vs determinism debate:  is moral responsibility possible?  Strawson’s answer is “no” but this follows whether determinism is true or false! If Strawson is right, and we can’t be morally responsible for our actions, why the heck do most people think that we […]

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Overview of Freewill Vs Determinism

Introduction and ContextThe debate over the degree to which we have control (if any at all) over our actions is one of the longest debated topics in philosophy and there isn’t much reason to think it will end any time soon. The debate is known as the freewill-determinism debate.Before proceeding lets quickly define some of […]

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