Do we choose Freely?. ?. Why might we think we are free. It feels like we are in control of some of our decisions We hold people accountable for their actions It seems that people might have done otherwise. Determinism.
All of our choices are entirely pre-determined by prior causes. We could not have chosen otherwise
Some of our decisions have no cause
Some of our decisions are self (agent)-caused
All of our choices are determined. We could not have done otherwise. But if we are doing what we want to do, we are free and, therefore, responsible for our actions