Vorbereitung auf den C-Test als Aufnahmeprüfung für dein Anglistik-Studium
Introduction of a Wikipedia article. Complete article: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Free_will
will raises the question whether, and in what sense,
their actions, decisions, choices.
this question requires
the relationship between freedom and cause, and determining
of nature are causally deterministic. The various philosophical
all events are determined or not — determinism versus indeterminism — and also on whether
or not — compatibilism
incompatibilism. So, for instance, 'hard determinists' are incompatibilists who argue
the universe is deterministic, and that this makes free will impossible. Libertarians are also incompatibilists.
believe that free will
determinism is false. Their problem is to reconcile free will with
or indeterminism, which
actions random. The principle of free will has religious, ethical, and scientific implications. For example, in the religious realm, free will
that an omnipotent divinity does not assert its power over individual
and choices. In ethics, it
individuals can be held morally
for their actions. The question of free
has been a central
since the beginning of philosophical thought.