Likewise, if fatalism were true with respect to all human futures, then it would seem that no human agent could be morally responsible for anything. In the second kind of circumstance, one may abandon the participant perspective in relation to the candidate.
And the way she acts is strictly determined by her doggie nature. Jonathan Barnes, 2 vols. For example, some reckless jerk is darting in and out of traffic. Sorabji, Richard, And only one of them has anything to do with freedom or even resentment. Everybody is likely to blame him for being so reckless.
During the Medieval period, especially in the work of Augustine — and Aquinas —reflection on freedom and responsibility was often generated by questions concerning versions of theological determinism, including most prominently: a Does God's sovereignty entail that God is responsible for evil?