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Peter van Inwagen, "The Powers of Rational Beings: Freedom of the Will"

  1. What phrase does van Inwagen use to describe his model of a world with free will?
      a. The Maze of Branching Paths
      b. The Garden of Forking Paths
      c. The Panoply of Decision Nodes
      d. The Free Will Forest
  2. Which of the following best describes what a compatibilist believes?
      a. If determinism is true, no one has free will.
      b. Free will is compatible with indeterminism.
      c. Determinism would not necessarily rule out free will.
      d. If indeterminism is true, then we are free.
  3. What aspect of compatibilism does van Inwagen find most troubling?
      a. The compatibilist is committed to the truth of determinism.
      b. The compatibilist must deny the No Choice Principle.
      c. The compatibilist must deny the reality of free will.
      d. The compatibilist is committed to the reality of free will.
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