Free Will and Consciousness: A Determinist Account of the Illusion of Free Will

Lexington Books (2012)

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Gregg D. Caruso
Corning Community College
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This book argues two main things: The first is that there is no such thing as free will—at least not in the sense most ordinary folk take to be central or fundamental; the second is that the strong and pervasive belief in free will can be accounted for through a careful analysis of our phenomenology and a proper theoretical understanding of consciousness.
Keywords free will  moral responsibility  determinism  consciousness  agency  free will skepticism  phenomenology  unconscious  hard incompatibilism  freedom
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