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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



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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Sam Harris on "Free Will"

SAM HARRIS IS THE AUTHOR of the New Work Times bestsellers, The Moral Landscape, The End of Faith and Letter to a Christian Nation. His new book is short (96...

Philosophy: Problem of Free Will

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Is Free Will an Illusion? What Can Cognitive Science Tell Us?

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Steven Pinker: On Free Will

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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:27:46 -0700

If we truly possess free will, then we each consciously control our decisions and actions. If we feel as if we possess free will, then our sense of control is a useful illusion—one that neuroscience will increasingly dispel as it gets better at ...
h+ Magazine
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 12:43:17 -0700

And with that, I am going to connect issues of free will and determinism … to Buddhism! (But only as a psychology, folks.) I'm going to explain why I reject free will in the sense of being associated with a unitary self, and also why I say “mu” to the ...

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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 19:03:45 -0700

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Mon, 29 Sep 2014 06:35:00 -0700

Some neuroscientists, like Sam Harris, have argued that this shows our sense of free will is an illusion, and that lay people would realize this too if they were given a vivid demonstration of the implications of the science (see below). Books have ...
Big Think
Fri, 17 Oct 2014 11:41:28 -0700

Recent discoveries in neurology and quantum physics offer opposing support for the two traditional camps in the free will debate. On one hand, our brain is affected by causal events and the degree to which we think we control our mental processes is ...

Medical Daily

Medical Daily
Sun, 21 Sep 2014 14:58:31 -0700

Scientists have vehemently argued the theory that free will is simply an illusion, and that our brain's activity predicts our behavior before it even happens, sounding eerily similar to Tom Cruise's movie Minority Report. But the researchers from ...
Patheos (blog)
Mon, 13 Oct 2014 07:16:47 -0700

The blog Whovian Theology takes the Doctor Who episode “Kill the Moon” as a jumping off point for critiquing the widely-held view of God as one who doesn't intervene to right the wrongs in our world, even though God could, in order to make room for our ...

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