Free Will is often thought of as one of the “Black Hole” Conversations, and I understand why.
When discussing free will we see folks really focused on the libertarian/non-causal free will, even within this stream where we start to talk about different types of free will we can see all of us inadvertently shift back.
For an in-depth look at my position on free will before this stream, please check: Free Will & Determinism
The conversation, and subsequent conversations on Discord, changed my position on things slightly. Whilst I did hold a form of compatibilism before, I think it was still a bit leaning more towards LFW.
Certain aspects where I thought perhaps we could have overridden causal factors, I think perhaps might not be “free” in that sense either. To see how my thoughts have changed on the subject I have written the following article, on if compatibilist free will is even free or will: https://www.answers-in-reason.com/?p=10815
Ultimately my position is still compatibilism but has been more refined.
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