On Tue, Mar 26, 2013 at 1:11 PM, Craig Weinberg <whatsons...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> DanieL Dennett believes that free will is compatible with determinism. >> He doesn't like it when people define free will in such a way as to >> make it impossible. > > > Well, I didn't say he was perfect, but at least he doesn't claim that free > will is an outright illusion or epiphenomenon. The notion that science needs > to be more 'creative' would be tough to pull off if you insist on the Laws > of Physics deny the possibility of free will by definition point of view. I also have a very simple and straightforward idea of free will: I exercise my free will when I make a choice without being coerced. I never said that the laws of physics deny the possibility of free will, but free will is impossible if you define it in such a way as to be incompatible with the laws of physics or even with logic. -- Stathis Papaioannou -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Everything List" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to everything-list+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To post to this group, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit this group at http://groups.google.com/group/everything-list?hl=en. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/groups/opt_out.