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" I have been trying to say is true, then we have a prerogative which some would attribute only to God: each of us, when we act, is a prime mover unmoved. In doing what we do, we cause certain events to happen, and nothing— or no one— causes us to cause... "
The Really Hard Problem: Meaning in a Material World - Page 32
by Owen Flanagan - 2009 - 304 pages
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Neurophilosophy of Free Will: From Libertarian Illusions to a Concept of ...

Henrik Walter - Medical - 2009 - 408 pages
...cause that these events happen ... if what I have been trying to say is true, then we have a privilege which some would attribute only to God: Each of us, when we really act, is an initial unmoved mover" (Chisholm, quoted from Pothast 1978, p. 82). If an agent acts...
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Autonomy, Freedom and Rights: A Critique of Liberal Subjectivity

Emilio Santoro - Law - 2003 - 293 pages
...tradition. 'a prime mover unmoved': we are only autonomous when our actions «cause certain events to happen. and nothing .. or no one .. causes us to cause those events to happen» tChisholm. l964. 33l. It is clear that. as Gerald Dworkin tl976. 24l emphasises. «to insist on this...
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Philosophers Explore The Matrix

Christopher Grau - Performing Arts - 2005 - 341 pages
...of free will, the philosopher Roderick Chisholm wrote: [I]f what I have been trying to say is true, then we have a prerogative which some would attribute...mover unmoved. In doing what we do, we cause certain events to happen, and nothing — or no one — causes us to cause those events to happen. (Chisholm,...
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Free Will: Free agency, moral responsibility, and skepticism

John Martin Fischer - Free will and determinism - 2005 - 289 pages
...the brain, was caused by the agent and not by any other events" (18). A free agent has, therefore, "a prerogative which some would attribute only to...each of us, when we act, is a prime mover unmoved" (23). This account fails to provide any basis for doubting that animals of subhuman species enjoy the...
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Philosophical Inquiry: Classic and Contemporary Readings

Jonathan Eric Adler, Catherine Z. Elgin - Philosophy - 2007 - 896 pages
...brain, was caused by the agent and not by any other events" [pg. 356]. A free agent has, therefore, "a prerogative which some would attribute only to...each of us, when we act, is a prime mover unmoved" |pg. 358]. This account fails to provide any basis for doubting that animals of subhuman species enjoy...
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