compatibilist

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

compatible +‎ -ism

Adjective[edit]

compatibilist (comparative more compatibilist, superlative most compatibilist)

  1. (philosophy) Of, pertaining to or supporting compatibilism, the belief that free will and determinism are compatible ideas
    • 2007 September 29, Richard M. Glatz, “The (near) necessity of alternate possibilities for moral responsibility”, in Philosophical Studies, volume 139, number 2, DOI:10.1007/s11098-007-9116-x:
      Such a reply is not, however, in the spirit of the compatibilist strategy of interest here.

Noun[edit]

compatibilist (plural compatibilists)

  1. (philosophy) A supporter of compatibilism

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