My friend Vic Stenger has written a blog on free will, mostly in response to
(don't bother to read the comments)
Vic suggests dropping the term 'free will' and using the term 'autonomy' to refer to the
social/legal concept of acting free of coercion.
And Jerry Coyne has also commented.
(do read the comments)
He is strictly a determinist and denies the implication of compatibilism that there some
'free will' (or autonomy) worth having. But interestingly both he and Vic conclude that
this implies we need to overhaul our judicial system, while Harris is not so sure.
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