The Direct Argument and the burden of proof

Analysis 72 (1):25-36 (2012)
Download Edit this record How to cite View on PhilPapers
Abstract
Peter van Inwagen's Direct Argument (DA) for incompatibilism purports to establish incompatibilism with respect to moral responsibility and determinism without appealing to assumptions that compatibilists usually consider controversial. Recently, Michael McKenna has presented a novel critique of DA. McKenna's critique raises important issues about philosophical dialectics. In this article, we address those issues and contend that his argument does not succeed
Keywords
No keywords specified (fix it)
PhilPapers/Archive ID
SCHTDA-4
Upload history
Archival date: 2015-11-21
View other versions
Added to PP index
2011-08-18

Total views
636 ( #9,331 of 64,196 )

Recent downloads (6 months)
40 ( #19,396 of 64,196 )

How can I increase my downloads?

Downloads since first upload
This graph includes both downloads from PhilArchive and clicks on external links on PhilPapers.