Modern-day determinism tends to be based in:
The idea of predestination.
In the United States, mens rea is a necessary element of criminal responsibility.
If you were to argue that although a person with an IQ of 60 cannot be a world-renown physicist, s/he still has the freedom to choose within limits of what is physically, psychologically, and socially possible, you would be presenting which of the following positions?
The feeling of freedom
Which of the following would be a concern of social justice?
All of the above
Soft determinism could be described as a philosophical position which views human beings as having free will, but with choice-making limited by circumstances beyond our control.
To show that a given action is determined, we need to be able to give concrete empirical evidence that a single, identifiable factor caused it to happen (i.e. “A caused B”).
The notion that every event has a cause is the central premise underlying:
"Goods" that are valued as a means to some other good are referred to as:
Those things that we hold to be worthwhile and worth pursuing, such as freedom, happiness, and health, can be thought of as:
Which of the following is sometimes held to be the only "event" for which there is no cause?...