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Talk: Free Will / Free Wont

Most people will assert that they feel they have free will yet most contemporary philosophers and neuroscientists, when pressed for an opinion, will suggest it is just an illusion. Some will half-joke that we only have ‘free won’t’ instead. If … Continue reading

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Wegner’s Illusion: An Overview

Daniel Wegner’s ‘Illusion of Conscious Will’ is exceedingly put-downable as any great thought-provoking book should be, which might explain why it’s taken so long to get through. Here’s an overview. In the book, each chapter has a short summary. I’ve … Continue reading

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Wegner’s Illusion: Intention, Action, Will

Chapter 5, ‘Protecting the Illusion’, of Daniel Wegner’s ‘The Illusion of Conscious Will’ categorizes the relationship between intention, action and will very precisely. It’s worth distilling the 40-odd pages down to the few key points. Thought Conscious thoughts are those … Continue reading

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