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
Richard Holton (M.I.T.) discusses the classic philosophical problem of free will --- that is, the question of whether we human beings decide things for ourse...
Is Free Will an Illusion? What Can Cognitive Science Tell Us?
Daniel Dennett May 14, 2014 Serious thinkers contend that free will cannot exist in a deterministic universe -- one in which events are the singular outcomes...
Sam Harris on Free Will (Joe Rogan Experience #543)
The last hour of the Joe Rogan Experience #543, where they discuss the concept of free will.
Free Will with Sam Harris
Check out Bas Rutten's Liver Shot on MMA Surge: http://bit.ly/MMASurgeEp1 Sam Harris, author of the New York Times bestsellers, The End of Faith, Letter to a...
Michio Kaku: Why Physics Ends the Free Will Debate
Don't miss new Big Think videos! Subscribe by clicking here: http://goo.gl/CPTsV5 Einstein believed that free will was just an illusion, and that awareness o...
Sam Harris - Free Will
Sam Harris speaks to sold out Sydney Opera House on the delusion of Free Will at Festival Of Dangerous Ideas 2012. Includes audience questions. More: http://...
Sam Harris talks about Free Will
Samuel B. Harris (born April 9, 1967) is an American author, philosopher and neuroscientist, as well as the co-founder and CEO of Project Reason. He is...
Steven Pinker: On Free Will
http://bigthink.com There's no such thing as free will in the sense of a ghost in the machine; our behavior is the product of physical processes in the brain...
Daniel Dennett - What is Free Will?
For more videos on "What is Free Will?", please visit http://www.closertotruth.com/series/what-free-will For more on information and video interviews with Da...
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 06:52:30 -0700
Why did science give up the notion of free will? Pierre-Simon Laplace (1749-1827), a French mathematician of the Enlightenment, postulated that if we knew the position and momentum of every particle in the universe at one instant only, we could then ...
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 ...
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 15:30:00 -0700
More good Ebola news: Amber Vinson, the Dallas nurse who contracted Ebola and subsequently flew on a flight from Cleveland, no longer has any traces of the virus in her system. The CDC said in a statement that Vinson will be transferred out of ...
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 ...
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 08:11:15 -0700
ARIES (March 21-April 19): The driest place on the planet is the Atacama Desert in northern Chile. It gets about a half-inch of rain per year. And yet in 2011, archaeologists discovered that it's also home to a site containing the fossilized skeletons ...
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 ...
Fort Worth Star Telegram
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 19:26:15 -0700
WASHINGTON — A freelance cameraman who contracted Ebola in Liberia will be released from the University of Nebraska Medical Center's Biocontainment Unit Wednesday morning after fully recovering from the deadly virus, hospital officials confirmed ...
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 ...
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