Free Will

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Philosophy

 

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Eddy F

 

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March 25, 2011

 

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This essay will contain the role of freedom in Kant's account of the moral law. We must first define the role that a will plays according to the moral law. What is a will? A "will is a kind of causality of living beings insofar as they are rational" (Grounding, 52). Kant assumes that every rational being has a reason or a cause for why different events happen, or what he calls a will...
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What is a will? A "will is a kind of causality of living beings insofar as they are rational" (Grounding, 52). Kant assumes that every rational being has a reason or a cause for why different events happen, or what he calls a will. He goes on to suppose that the will is free. But in order to make this claim, he must assume that all rational beings have the capability to have a free will...
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