A Dual process model for incompatibilist and compatibilist folk intuitions: an experimental philosophical approach to moral responsibility and determinism

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2019
Dural Özer, Özge
Intuitions are fallible and changeable. Experimental philosophy deals with these conflicting and fallible intuitions. In this study, we are questioning why people have conflicting intuitions about free will/moral responsibility, namely compatibilist and incompatibilist intuitions. Moving on with this question, we propose a dual process model in which reason and emotions interact. To support our model, we replicated a previous study (Nichols and Knobe, 2007) with some experimental set ups, not present in the original study. We believe our experimental evidence supports our dual interacting-process model proposing the interaction of reason and emotions.

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Ö. Dural Özer, “A Dual process model for incompatibilist and compatibilist folk intuitions: an experimental philosophical approach to moral responsibility and determinism,” Ph.D. - Doctoral Program, Middle East Technical University, 2019.