Metaphysics: Free Will

A road sign indicating a diverging roadway.

A fork in the road. The idea of choice and freedom is discussed in this course. (Photo courtesy of Kyle Johnston. Used with permission.)

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MIT Course Number

24.221

As Taught In

Fall 2004

Level

Undergraduate

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Course Description

This course is a study of free will. It explores the main topic through the lenses of the consequence argument, unavoidability, law breaking, libertarianism, the concept of the person, moral responsibility, action, intention, choice, social psychology, and addiction.

Holton, Richard. 24.221 Metaphysics: Free Will, Fall 2004. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/linguistics-and-philosophy/24-221-metaphysics-free-will-fall-2004 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA


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