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With J. Brian Pitts / Published in Mind & Matter Vol. 17(1), pp. 95-121 Abstract The principle of energy conservation is widely taken to be a se- rious difficulty for interactionist dualism (whether property or sub- stance). Interactionists often have therefore tried to make it satisfy energy...

Alin Christoph Cucu[1] [1] Internationale Akademie für Philosophie im Fürstentum Liechtenstein (IAP) Abstract Personal identity deals with philosophical questions that arise about ourselves by virtue of our being persons. This essay specifically addresses the question what makes a human person the person he or she is. Extant approaches...

Abstract In this essay, I answer the question which, if any, libertarian account of free action is adequate. I take free action to rest on two pillars, namely the agent’s ability to do otherwise (required for moral responsibility) and the agent’s being the ultimate source of...

Abstract I will argue in this essay that free will is incompatible with determinism. My argument focuses on the causation of mental events in contexts of temptation. A temptation occurs when a strong impulse in a person occurs that runs counter to the moral convictions of...