The Inescapability of Free Will

How and why free will exists

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With the rise of neuroscience, it’s become fairly common to claim that free-will doesn’t exist, that it’s an illusion and we should embrace determinism. For a good discussion of determinism and why some scientists don’t believe in free-will, check out John Dietrich’s piece.

Here, I’m going to briefly argue that determinism is mistaken and that the belief…