Why free will is no illusion after all. Read More
If determinism is false, do we have free will? Read More
How the everyday concept of race lays the groundwork for racism. Read More
Are our choices radically free, or are they caused by prior events? Read More
Nobody has free will, and nobody is responsible for their behavior. Suck it up. Read More
Can free will exist in a deterministic universe? Read More
Does free will exist? The question of whether free will exists has been of interest to philosophers for more than two millenia. Read More
What are we saying when we say that someone is human? Read More
How Freud rejected the Cartesian approach to the human mind and started his own cognitive revolution. Read More
What is it about the human mind that makes it possible for us to think of other people as subhuman creatures? David Livingstone Smith explains. Read More
To answer the question, "does life have a purpose?" we need to consider the conditions under which anything has a purpose at all. Read More
David Livingstone Smith, Ph.D., is an associate professor of philosophy at the University of New England.
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