Free will is still not real (response to anti-reductionists)

Photo by GEORGE DESIPRIS

In a previous blog post, I set out the prevailing case for the non-existence of free will. Simply put, neither the deterministic world of classical mechanics nor the random, probabilistic world of quantum mechanics admits the ability to freely choose.

Scientists are familiar with the universe undermining deeply held beliefs and intuitions about the nature of…

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Richard Vincent

Richard Vincent

Physics graduate based in London. I’m interested in physics, philosophy, ethics, psychology and insights found at the intersection of these.