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Erik Carlson
Uppsala Universitet
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The well-known “Consequence Argument” for the incompatibility of freedom and determinism relies on a certain rule of inference; “Principle Beta”. Thomas Crisp and Ted Warfield have recently argued that all hitherto suggested counterexamples to Beta can be easily circumvented by proponents of the Consequence Argument. I present a new counterexample which, I argue, is free from the flaws Crisp and Warfield detect in earlier examples.
Keywords Consequence  Determinism  Freedom  Metaphysics  Crisp, T  Warfield, T
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An Essay on Free Will.Peter van Inwagen - 1983 - Oxford University Press.
The Irrelevance of Indeterministic Counterexamples to Principle Beta.Thomas M. Crisp & Ted A. Warfield - 2000 - Philosophical and Phenomenological Research 61 (1):173-184.

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