Episode 1

In this episode, cohosts Taylor Cyr and Matt Flummer present an introduction to the philosophy of free will, including a discussion of differing conceptions of free will, how free will is related to moral responsibility, and why it matters if we have free will.

Recommended resources:

Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, “Free Will”: https://plato.stanford.edu/entries/freewill/

The study by psychologists from Brown University is: “Free Will without Metaphysics” by Andrew Monroe and Bertram Malle, available here: http://research.clps.brown.edu/soccogsci/Publications/Pubs/Monroe_Malle_2015_Free_will_without_metaphysics.pdf

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