Is Incompatibilism Intuitive ?

  title={Is Incompatibilism Intuitive ?},
  author={Thomas Nadelhoffer and Jason Turner and Eddy A. Nahmias},
Incompatibilists believe free will is impossible if determinism is true, and they often claim that this view is supported by ordinary intuitions. We challenge the claim that incompatibilism is intuitive to most laypersons and discuss the significance of this challenge to the free will debate. After explaining why incompatibilists should want their view to accord with pretheoretical intuitions, we suggest that determining whether incompatibilism is in fact intuitive calls for empirical testing… CONTINUE READING

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