To those of us who remained committed mainly to the exploration of moral distinctions and ambiguities, the feminist analysis may have seemed a particularly narrow and cracked determinism.
In the revolt against idealism, the ambiguities of the word experience have been perceived, with the result that realists have more and more avoided the word. Bertrand Russell
We are quite at ease in this no man's land of ignorance and doubt and dispute, absorbed in the ambiguities of trying to reach truth by mixing fact with invention. Barry Unsworth
The ambiguities of language, both in terms of vocabulary and syntax, are fascinating: how important connotation is, what is lost and what is gained in the linguistic transition. Marilyn Hacker
It is impossible to trap modern physics into predicting anything with perfect determinism because it deals with probabilities from the outset. Arthur Eddington
The idea of determinism combined with complete human responsibility struck me as very hard to reconcile with an idea of justice, let alone mercy. Ken MacLeod
Man is a masterpiece of creation if for no other reason than that, all the weight of evidence for determinism notwithstanding, he believes he has free will. Georg C. Lichtenberg