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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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Washington Times

Washington Times
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 06:40:05 -0700

The new dystopian movie “The Giver” has drawn praise for its deep thematic content on the value of human life, suffering, free will and the dangers of a world that distorts language to do evil. “We all love to be comfortable,” actor Jeff Bridges, one ...

Missoula Independent

Creative Loafing Atlanta
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:56:15 -0700

18): Here's one of my goals in life, Aquarius: to show you a type of astrology that does not infringe on your free will, but rather clarifies your options. In this horoscope, for instance, I will outline your alternatives so that you will be fully ...
Thu, 07 Aug 2014 03:22:31 -0700

I eventually ask something like, “But if it's all the brain, if it's all biology, then what does that mean for free will? For moral responsibility? Blame for bad deeds? Credit for good?” And they reply, a bit apologetically, “That's not a scientific ...

The Federalist

The Federalist
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 03:30:00 -0700

The study offers evidence that our individual decision-making may be the result of “background noise” in our brain rather than “free will.” It led to headlines such as “Free Will is Just an Illusion” (CNET) and “Free Will May Just Be the Brain's ...
The Next Web
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 08:35:41 -0700

SlideShare, a platform owned by LinkedIn for sharing presentations, documents, infographics and other files, is now completely free to use. As TechCrunch notes, the optional Pro tiers that existed before have been stripped out and premium features, ...
Jewish Post
Fri, 15 Aug 2014 13:03:45 -0700

A cover story in the Spring 2014 issue of Reform Judaism magazine, “When Jews Choose Their Dues,” says that among nine Reform synagogues that moved to a free-will model in the past five years, all experienced either modest financial growth or stayed ...

Shoreham Herald

Shoreham Herald
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 04:03:45 -0700

Having an up-to-date will is very important, but many people put off doing it for a variety of reasons, often the cost. So, PDSA is offering a free-will writing service for a limited time. Anyone over 50 who lives in Sussex can apply to have a ...
Sequoyah County Times
Wed, 13 Aug 2014 05:33:45 -0700

The youth at Mineral Springs Free Will Baptist (FWB) Church recently competed in the FWB National Youth Conference held in Fort Worth, Texas. With more than 990 competitors at the conference, they brought home 14 titles with five being National ...

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