1 (a) The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (2010) defines free will as the capacity in rational agents to choose a course of action from among many alternatives. Rene Descartes in Meditation V notes that the freedom of choice is in the ability to choose to do or not do a particular thing. (a) Determinism According to determinism, human actions are caused by natural laws and any actions against such is absurd (Benjamin Libet, n.d).Human have no control of the past (“Free will and Scientiphicalism,” n.d)
Humans cannot control natural occurrences like sunshine, rain, gravity Human live within the laws of nature, etc. (b) IndeterminismIndeterminism holds that human beings act from their own will.
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