Free Will: A Rational Illusion

Abstract

It is argued that free will is a highly problematic concept, even if no form of determinism is assumed. Free will is an illusion, requiring that one would suspend knowledge about oneself. This illusion is, however, essential to rational decision making and can be justified from an evolutionary viewpoint.

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@inproceedings{Gilboa2007FreeWA, title={Free Will: A Rational Illusion}, author={Itzhak Gilboa}, year={2007} }