Experimental Philosophy and Free Will

@article{Sommers2010ExperimentalPA,
  title={Experimental Philosophy and Free Will},
  author={Tamler Sommers},
  journal={Philosophy Compass},
  year={2010},
  volume={5},
  pages={199-212}
}
This paper develops a sympathetic critique of recent experimental work on free will and moral responsibility. Section 1 offers a brief defense of the relevance of experimental philosophy to the free will debate. Section 2 reviews a series of articles in the experimental literature that probe intuitions about the ‘‘compatibility question’’—whether we can be free and morally responsible if determinism is true. Section 3 argues that these studies have produced valuable insights on the factors that… Expand
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