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The statement describing the courts' view of intention is: The widely accepted view is that the defendant ["D"] intends a consequence of his action if he acts with the aim or purpose of producing that consequence. One could paraphrase that as follows putting the phrase that starts with "if" first: If he acts with the aim or purpose of producing that ...


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Are there any arguments about qualia that are analogous to those about cause? I would be surprised if there was any. The term "qualia" was coined specifically to identify what was potentially specific to our subjective experience, namely that it is the experience of qualities, the painful quality of pain, the kaleidoscopic qualities of colours, the myriad ...


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Listening to audio version of a book by Sam Harris, aptly titled "Free will", somewhat clarified his views on the subject, for me. Below are answers to my own questions, based on understanding I have gained. What is there left to do for an individual accepting absence of free will (as it seems to me it'll be like watching a movie — you can influence ...


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