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Free Will and Determinism | Issue 1 | Philosophy Now

BF Skinner, arguably the preeminent psychologist of the 20th century, discussed determinism and its relationship to "free will" through the lens of operant learning theory 44 years ago:
Skinner, B.

No part of this distinction between determinism and free will in any way undermines responsibility for one's conduct.
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Since there is no free-will (no undetermined causal power which could oppose and change the strict determinate causal influence of prior events to determine present events), there is no moral responsibility.

The ubiquitous conclusion has been that free will and determinism are opposites, that the validity of the one perspective precludes that of the other.
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If the motives or goals or other factors that form the will are the results of prior events and experienced and are so determined that does not nullify the idea that the human acts according to a will and has freedom of the will.

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