"Human Freedom and the Self" Self-Quiz

Roderick M. Chisholm

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. Which of the following best describes the deterministic view┬Ł of human action?

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. Chisholm holds that if an act was in someones power not to perform, then . . .

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. What problem arises if God is understood to be the prime mover?

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. If we accept the indeterministic view of action, according to Chisholm, what problem arises?

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. What does Chisholm mean by immanent cause?

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. According to Chisholm, the problem of human freedom arises because humans are responsible agents, but this fact conflicts with both determinism and indeterminism.

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. For Chisholm, there is a significant difference between a belief or desire causing an action and another person causing someones action.

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. Chisholm endorses using the term free will, rather than talking about people causing actions.

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