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Freedom and Determinism:
Incompatible Propositions

Incompatible Propositions:
1.All actions are determined.(Determinism)
2.If an action is determined, then it is not free.(Incompatibilism)
3.There are free actions.(Freedom)

DeterminismIncompatibilismFreedom
(1)(2)(3)
Hard DeterministAcceptsAcceptsDenies
Soft DeterministAcceptsDeniesAccepts
LibertarianDeniesAcceptsAccepts


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