WNT: Is Science Showing That We Don’t Have Free Will?

In this week’s episode of Wednesday Night Theater I give you a talk delivered in 2008 by esteemed Tufts philosophy professor Daniel Dennett at the University of Edinburgh. In it, Prof. Dennett lays out pretty convincingly that what we regard as “free will” doesn’t exist.

Thankfully for all of our sanity, he also makes a pretty good case that this is OK since it still feels as if we make your own choices. And isn’t that what matters?

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