"Human Freedom and the Self" Discussion Questions

Roderick M. Chisholm
  1. How does Chisholm lay out the problem of human freedom?
  2. What is Chisholm’s via media between deterministic and indeterministic accounts of human action?
  3. How does Chisholm respond to someone who asks him to explain the difference between A’s just happening and someone’s causing A to happen?
  4. Chisholm distinguishes between an immanent and a transeunt cause. What is the difference? Provide an example that helps to clarify it.
  5. Explain the Kantian and Hobbist approaches to action. Which does Chisholm prefer and why?
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