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by Heligany
Tue Dec 11, 2018 7:19 am
Forum: Philosophy of Mind
Topic: argument against free will
Replies: 37
Views: 1726

Re: argument against free will

No your example is not about free will but about deciding to do something... these are not the same thing. Free will requires no causal chain (determinism) and nothing you are saying, including colouring a letter orange, is outside that... you did that to try to prove a point: so for a reason not ra...
by Heligany
Sun Nov 25, 2018 10:16 pm
Forum: Articles in Philosophy Now
Topic: John Stuart Mill (1806-1873)
Replies: 3
Views: 375

Re: John Stuart Mill (1806-1873)

Hmm Im not sure Terence Green should be allowed to write anymore articles- :lol: thats five minutes of my life I wont get back... though I should have had the sense to stop at chummy really...
by Heligany
Sat Nov 24, 2018 6:18 pm
Forum: Articles in Philosophy Now
Topic: Epicureanism: The Hobo Test
Replies: 3
Views: 1088

Re: Epicureanism: The Hobo Test

Hmm just been reading the article and I think he made a strawman out of it. There are still a few places in the world where something akin to what Epicureanism describes is still possible. Granted we do have to adapt a bit to the laws of the land in most cases... if we want to stay legal. The off-gr...