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Van Inwagen might respond to this by saying that, strictly speaking we don’t have the ability to move our bodies either; strictly speaking, we have only the ability to move our minds. 10) of will or the intention to move our bodies in a particular way right now. The causal upshots of the exercise of our abilities are not in our control, but the exercise of our abilities is under our control, and this is so in virtue of the fact that whether or not we successfully exercise it at a given time depends only on us.
This gives us a distinction between two kinds of compatibilists—moral compatibilists and metaphysical compatibilists. There are different ways of being a metaphysical compatibilist but what makes someone a metaphysical compatibilist is that she responds to the Basic Argument by denying the first premise—the Metaphysical Premise. (To be a good metaphysical compatibilist she must do more than simply deny this premise, of course. 19) Argument pose no threat to commonsense thinking about obligation, responsibility, and blame.
But most contemporary compatibilists do not agree with me. They either accept or at least do not dispute the Metaphysical Premise. They avoid the dire moral conclusions by rejecting the commonsense moral premises that link ability to do otherwise with moral obligation, moral responsibility, and moral blame. I will call these philosophers ‘ moral compatibilists’ for two reasons. First, what these philosophers defend is a moral thesis—the thesis that moral responsibility (and/or moral blame, moral obligation)36 is compatible with determinism.
A logic book : fundamentals of reasoning by Robert M. Johnson