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  • Why C-luck really is a problem for compatibilism
    S. B. Schoonover and Ivan Guajardo
    Canadian Journal of Philosophy 49 (1): 48-69. 2019.
    Some philosophers have recently argued that luck at the time of decision is a problem for compatibilists and libertarians alike. But conceptual ambiguity regarding deterministic luck at the time of decision – henceforth C-luck – has obscured recognition of the problem C-luck poses to compatibilism. This paper clarifies C-luck and distinguishes it from present luck, showing that the former arises from contingent factors at the time of decision instead of presupposed free will requirements. We the…Read more