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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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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 00:36:29 -0700

Despite this fact, God has given man a free will by which he chooses the good and leaves out the bad. Based on this free will, man will be held accountable on the Day of Judgment. The things we do in this world are actual things we do out of our free will.

Medical Daily

Medical Daily
Sun, 21 Sep 2014 14:56:15 -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 ...
New Scientist
Fri, 19 Sep 2014 09:52:30 -0700

The vast majority of people think we have free will and are the authors of our own life stories. But if neuroscientists were one day able to predict our every action based on brain scans, would people abandon this belief in droves? A new study ...

Scientific American

Scientific American
Mon, 15 Sep 2014 21:05:31 -0700

In “The World without Free Will,” Azim F. Shariff and Kathleen D. Vohs assert that a survey revealed that “the more people doubt free will, the less they favor 'retributive' punishment” and indicate that the notion of free will is necessary to social ...

Medical Daily

Fri, 05 Sep 2014 09:21:19 -0700

Embodied cognition theory states that our thoughts and emotions are profoundly affected by our physical bodies. A new study takes this idea further, claiming that our bodily states — particularly when they're urgent — can even influence our ...
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