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Compatibilism and incompatibilism

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  1. Compatibilism is the belief that free will and determinism are compatible ideas, and that it is possible to believe both without being logically inconsistent (people who hold this belief are known as compatibilists)

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  2. William James, the American pragmatist philosopher who coined the term "soft determinist" in an influential essay titled The Dilemma of Determinism, held that the importance of the issue of determinism is not one of personal responsibility, but one o

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  3. While compatibilists hold that free will and determinism are not mutually exclusive, not all compatibilists would insist that both are true

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  4. the belief that free will and determinism are logically incompatible categories

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  5. This could include believing that determinism is reality, therefore free will is an illusion (hard determinism), or that free will is true, therefore determinism is not (Libertarianism), or even that neither determinism nor free will is true (pessimi

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