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The main article for this category is Free will.
Free will is often contrasted with Determinism.



Mind control




Action (philosophy)

Action theory (philosophy)

Agency (LDS Church)

Agency (philosophy)


Alternative possibilities

Alvin Plantinga's free will defense


Argument from free will



Conscious automatism

Default effect (psychology)

Dickinson S. Miller

Dilemma of determinism

Do otherwise in the same circumstances

Duration (philosophy)

Elbow Room (book)

Frankfurt cases

Free will

Free will in antiquity

Free will in theology

Free will theorem

Freedom Evolves

Freedom of action

Friedrich Nietzsche and free will

Gaussian adaptation

General will

Harry Frankfurt

Higher-order volition

Hobson's choice

Illusionism (philosophy)


Involuntary memory

Libertarianism (metaphysics)

Life Is a Dream

Lorenzo Valla's Dialogue on Free Will

Mandated choice

Mutual liberty

Neuroscience of free will

Ought implies can

Peter van Inwagen

Philosophical Inquiries into the Essence of Human Freedom

Physical determinism

Positive liberty



Rubicon model (psychology)

Self-determination (philosophy)

Superficial charm


Thought identification

Two-stage model of free will

Value of control



Voluntarism (action)


Will to power


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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 05:22:30 -0700

Free will is not merely an illusion, it's a delusion. We delude ourselves into thinking we are moral, that we have equal justice for all and that everyone has not only the right but the ability to rise above their circumstances and join the ranks of ...

Wall Street Journal

Wall Street Journal
Wed, 01 Apr 2015 07:36:00 -0700

We believe deeply in our own free will. I decide to walk through the doorway and I do, as simple as that. But from a scientific point of view, free will is extremely puzzling. For science, what we do results from the causal chain of events in our ...
The Nation
Sun, 19 Apr 2015 17:00:00 -0700

SIALKOT - Six armed accused brutally tortured, abused and shaved the head of a woman namely Shagufta Bibi for her alleged involvement in the love-marriage of their daughter. The incident occurred in village Aadamkey Cheema, Daska tehsil here on ...
East Bay Express
Tue, 14 Apr 2015 18:52:30 -0700

Aries (March 21–April 19): The California Gold Rush hit its peak between 1849 and 1855. Three hundred thousand adventurers flocked to America's West Coast in search of gold. In the early days, gold nuggets were lying around on the ground in plain sight ...

The Guardian

The Guardian
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 23:00:25 -0700

Most critics of free will assume too readily that it draws on a disreputable idea of human autonomy. To be free is to be absolved from all determining influences – to be self-generating, self-dependent and absolutely self-responsible. This is not so ...

Herald Scotland

Herald Scotland
Fri, 17 Apr 2015 16:26:15 -0700

Baggini starts with the observation that it is curious that investigations of free will tend to focus on laboratory experiments or market research rather than the altogether more compelling concept of creative freedom, to which Perry adds a healthy ...
The Brown Daily Herald
Wed, 08 Apr 2015 22:28:52 -0700

Do children believe in free will? They believe more and more as they grow older, according to a new psychology research study. A group of researchers from Brown, Cornell, the University of California at Berkeley and the University of Michigan carried ...
Tahoe Daily Tribune
Thu, 02 Apr 2015 12:41:15 -0700

ARIES (March 21-April 19): “Choconiverous” is an English slang word that's defined as having the tendency, when eating a chocolate Easter Bunny, to bite the head off first. I recommend that you adopt this direct approach in everything you do in the ...

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