Free-Will DNE Discussions (13)

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Sam Harris: The Illusion of Free Will

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pCofmZlC72g&feature=youtube_gdata_player   The preceding link is a Sam Harris lecture, about an hour and…

Started by Jedi Wanderer

1 Mar 19, 2012
Reply by Steph S.

Experimental Philosophy

In "Thought Experiments" (Nov 2011, Scientific American) Joshua Knobe makes a good case, based on experiments, that the tension between det…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

5 Dec 22, 2011
Reply by Jedi Wanderer

Is free will really a supernatural concept?

Oddly, if an all powerful creator being, separate from its creation, maintains almighty control of creation (Master Plan) - free will does…

Started by Howard S. Dunn

8 Apr 6, 2011
Reply by Tonya Wynn

I'd Rather Be An Optimal Eternalist Than An Eternal Optimist.

Here is an interesting article by Tom Clark about Eternalism—the notion that past, present and future coexist as location coordinates in th…

Started by Mike Layfield

0 Mar 6, 2010
Reply by Atheist Exile

Is there a such thing as random?

If there is a such thing as random, there is the possibility of variability and therefore free will. One need only make a decision based on…

Started by AcesLucky

9 Mar 6, 2010
Reply by Atheist Exile

Free Will Explained

This post takes may latest arguments for free will and tries to address all the feedback I've received recently. Determinism is the princip…

Started by Atheist Exile

0 Feb 7, 2010

Let's talk about CONSCIOUSNESS

I'm starting this discussion to place the debate we were having in the comments section in a more appropriate place. I suggest we restrict…

Started by Ajita Kamal

4 Dec 9, 2009
Reply by AcesLucky

If there is no such thing as free will...

If there is no such thing as free will, then there can be only one possible outcome. (Free will implies choice. And choice implies variabl…

Started by AcesLucky

7 Jul 11, 2009
Reply by AcesLucky

So, Free Will Exists?

I'm really interested in hearing all of the believer's arguments but instead of turning the group into a debate forum let's post them here.…

Started by Zerosmelt

50 Nov 21, 2008
Reply by Hanover

Free Will Discussion in the Philosophy Forum too

Another discussion has taken place here in the Philosophy Forum in case anyone wants to check it out.

Started by TJMorgan

0 Nov 18, 2008

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