, Volume 25, Issue 1, pp 93–106 | Cite as

Free Will and Rationality

  • António Zilhão
Original Paper


In this paper I analyse different justifications for the claim that the minor premise of the libertarian argument is true, namely, intuition, van Inwagen’s argument from moral responsibility and an argument from rationality. I claim none of these is satisfactory. I conclude by suggesting a possible way of interpreting the meaning of the free will intuition libertarians claim we have.


Free will Libertarianism Intuition Argument from moral responsibility Rationality 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculdade de LetrasUniversidade de LisboaLisbonPortugal

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