Laypersons’ Beliefs and Intuitions About Free Will and Determinism

  title={Laypersons’ Beliefs and Intuitions About Free Will and Determinism},
  author={Gilad Feldman and Subramanya Prasad Chandrashekar},
  journal={Social Psychological and Personality Science},
  pages={539 - 549}
We linked between the social psychology and experimental philosophy paradigms for the study of folk intuitions and beliefs regarding the concept of free will to answer three questions: (1) What intuitions do people have about free will and determinism? (2) Do free will beliefs predict differences in free will and determinism intuitions? and (3) Is there more to free will and determinism than experiencing certainty or uncertainty about the nature of the universe? Overall, laypersons viewed the… 
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