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Philosophy 2003 C 001Copyright © 1999, Richard Lee Spring 1999
 

Freedom and Determinism:
The Same Argument as a
Hypothetical Syllogism

1.If A did X at t, then it was causally determined before t that A do X at t.
2.If it was causally determined before t that A do X at t, then A did not do X at t freely.
3.If A did X at t, then A did not do X at t freely.
4.If A did not do X at t freely, then A is not responsible for doing X at t.
5.If A did X at t, then A is not responsible for doing X at t.


Richard Lee, rlee@comp.uark.edu, last modified: 14 April 1999