The puzzle of free will has captivated some of the deepest thinkers from Aristotle to the present day. Some are certain free will is real; others are equally sure it’s an illusion. And others worry that the problem is so multifaceted there can be no simple answer. This Nautilus broadcast explores the problem of free will, with insights from neuroscientist Kevin Mitchell, biologist and neurologist Robert Sapolsky, physicist Sean Carroll, and philosopher Jenann Ismael.
Lead image: Jorm Sangsorn / Shutterstock
Be sure and read Dan Falk’s Nautilus article, “Yes, We Have Free Will. No, We Absolutely Do Not.”
Posted on November 2, 2023
Dan Falk (@danfalk) is a science journalist and broadcaster based in Toronto. His books include The Science of Shakespeare and In Search of Time.
Get the Nautilus newsletter
Cutting-edge science, unraveled by the very brightest living thinkers.
Source : Nautilus