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...
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 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 ...
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 08:56:02 -0700
"I feel fortunate and blessed to be standing here today," said Nina Pham, the 26-year-old Texas nurse who contracted Ebola while caring for a patient in Dallas earlier this month. "Our patient Nina Pham is free of the Ebola virus," said Dr. Anthony S ...
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 ...
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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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 01:03:39 -0700
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): "Children are the most desirable opponents at Scrabble," declares Scorpio author Fran Lebowitz, "as they are both easy to beat and fun to cheat." I don't wholeheartedly endorse that advice for you in the coming days, Scorpio.
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 ...
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 08:11:13 -0700
The Dallas nurse being treated in Bethesda for Ebola is now virus free and will be discharged. NIH in Bethesda says Dallas nurse now free of Ebola virus. The Dallas nurse being treated for Ebola at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda is now ...
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