According to the theory involving the Desire Generating Device (DGD), what makes an action free? Explain.

  • According to the theory involving the Desire Generating Device (DGD), what makes an action free? Explain.
  • What is the weather vane analogy and what is it supposed to illustrate?  Explain.
  • Explain the naturalistic account of what it is for something to have a function (as given by Sober).

 

  • How would the theory involving the Desire Generating Device (DGD) reply to the Distant Causation Argument? Explain.
  • How would the theory involving the Desire Generating Device (DGD) reply to the Could-Not-Have-Done-Otherwise Argument? Explain.
  • What Sober is saying on p. 270 under the heading “Moral Responsibility.”  Explain.
  • What does the theory involving the Desire Generating Device (DGD) conclude about compulsion? Explain.
  • What would the theory involving the Desire Generating Device (DGD) conclude about Locke’s locked room? Explain.