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Understanding free will: a collaborative philosophical-scientific project

Winslow Hall, Room 201

A talk by Timothy O’Connor, Mahlon Powell Professor of Philosophy and Professor of Cognitive Science, Indiana University, Bloomington. Featured topic: Human motivation, awareness, choice and action are studied by psychology and now neuroscience. Some allege that these sciences have ‘disproved’ the concept of free will that philosophers have discussed since antiquity. More plausibly, they are […]