1. Neuroscience Topic: Is Behavior Determined, or are we Free?
Determined, or are we Free?
One powerful reason for holding to mind-body, or body-soul,
dualism in the modern period is that the major perceived alternative
has been a reductive physicalist account, which seems to imply
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2. General Term: Free Will
Free Will See:
Are we Free?
for Free Will
Full Glossary Index
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3. Question Home: Are we Free?
Are we Free? Featured Topics
The Gene Myth
DNA and Behavior
The Particular Case
of Genetic Reductionism
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4. Science and the Spiritual Quest Interview: Donald Knuth on the Game of Life,...
on the Game of Life, Free Will and Determinism
Books on Information Technology
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5. Divine Action Topic: Free Will
W. Divine Action, Human Freedom, and the Laws of
James P., J. Doyne Farmer, Norman H. Packard, and Robert
S. Shaw. Chaos.
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6. Divine Action Topic: Cushing, James T. Determinism Versus Indeterminis...
Quantum Mechanics : A Free Choice."
James T. Cushing sees the
question of determinism versus indeterminism as the fundamental issue regarding the possibilities for
particular divine action, and thus the importance
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7. Interview: Richard Dawkins
that there is a thing called free will , and that free will gives us a genuine choice about our
actions, that effectively free will allows us to override biology. What is your response to that as a scientist?
DR. DAWKINS: I am very comfortable
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8. Divine Action Topic: Murphy, Nancey. Evidence of Design in the Fine-Tu...
order for there to be the free will required by Temple, Gods plan
for the world had to include that the world be law-governed as well as fine-tuned. The facts supporting the law-like character
of the world were irrelevant to
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9. Divine Action Topic: Clayton, Philip. Tracing the Lines: Constraint an...
an incompatibilist view of free will, particularly if
incompatibilist free choices are to be enacted in the world. In turn one can
argue that God so created the world as to allow for human freedom.
Clayton then argues that
questions like these
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10. Divine Action Topic: Alston, W. Divine Action, Human Freedom, and the ...
problem of human freedom. He takes a
libertarian view of free action in which nothing other than my choice itself
uniquely determines me to choose
one way rather than another. Does
human freedom pose a problem for
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