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Is Science Compatible With Free Will

Pub Date : 2012-12-22 | Author : Antoine Suarez | Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN 10 : 9781461452126
ISBN 13 : 1461452120

Anyone who claims the right ‘to choose how to live their life’ excludes any purely deterministic description of their brain in terms of genes, chemicals or environmental influe..


Who S In Charge

Pub Date : 2011-11-15 | Author : Michael S. Gazzaniga | Publisher : Harper Collins

ISBN 10 : 9780062096838
ISBN 13 : 0062096834

“Big questions are Gazzaniga’s stock in trade.” —New York Times “Gazzaniga is one of the most brilliant experimental neuroscientists in the world.” —Tom Wolfe “Gazz..


Free Will And Modern Science

Pub Date : 2011-12-01 | Author : Richard Swinburne | Publisher : OUP/British Academy

ISBN 10 : 0197264891
ISBN 13 : 9780197264898

Do humans have the kind of free will which makes them morally responsible for their actions? Essays by distinguished scientists and philosophers investigate whether neuroscience, Q..


Free

Pub Date : 2014 | Author : Alfred R. Mele | Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN 10 : 9780199371624
ISBN 13 : 0199371628

"Scientists have forged a penetrating, coherent course in the study of human thought and action. Yet some of the same scientists have slashed out an adjacent, rough-hewn path, cutt..


Free Will

Pub Date : 2012-03-06 | Author : Sam Harris | Publisher : Simon and Schuster

ISBN 10 : 9781451683479
ISBN 13 : 1451683472

A BELIEF IN FREE WILL touches nearly everything that human beings value. It is difficult to think about law, politics, religion, public policy, intimate relationships, morality—a..


Quantum Theory And Free Will

Pub Date : 2017-07-18 | Author : Henry P. Stapp | Publisher : Springer

ISBN 10 : 9783319583013
ISBN 13 : 3319583018

This book explains, in simple but accurate terms, how orthodox quantum mechanics works. The author, a distinguished theoretical physicist, shows how this theory, realistically inte..


Freedom Evolves

Pub Date : 2004-01-27 | Author : Daniel C. Dennett | Publisher : Penguin

ISBN 10 : 9781101572665
ISBN 13 : 1101572663

Can there be freedom and free will in a deterministic world? Renowned philosopher Daniel Dennett emphatically answers “yes!” Using an array of provocative formulations, Dennett..