"What Does Neuroscience Teach us About Free Will?" with Daniel Dennett
- 4/29/2014 | 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM
- Location: Druckenmiller Hall, Room 016
- Event Type: Lecture
- Sponsor: Philosophy
- Contact: Jean Harrison
- - Open to the Public -
A number of distinguished neuroscientists have recently been declaring that their science shows that free will is an illusion. It turns out that what they mean by this is something quite trivial, having almost nothing to do with whether or not we can be morally responsible choosers of our actions--but some of them think otherwise. Exposing the confusions in their thinking is a good job for philosophers.
Please join us for this free lecture
Tuesday, April 29th
Druckenmiller Hall 016
Sponsored by the Department of Philosophy with support from the Departments of Psychology and Neuroscience.