The Volitional Brain: Towards a Neuroscience of Free Will
Benjamin Libet, Keith Sutherland, Anthony Freeman
Imprint Academic, Jun 8, 2000 - Medical - 320 pages
It is widely accepted in science that the universe is a closed deterministic system in which everything can, ultimately, be explained by purely physical causation. And yet we all experience ourselves as having the freedom to choose between alternatives presented to us -- 'we' are in the driving seat. The puzzling status of volition is explored in this issue by a distinguished body of scientists and philosophers.
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