Guide For Skeptics Of Determinism

Massimo Pigliucci has posted on his opinion that physics has not ruled out indeterminism, thus the possibility of some sort of free will.

He takes his usual jabs at those who accept determinism (notably Jerry Coyne and *Sam Harris, which he seems to mention in a negative light whenever he can).  Pigliucci is presently a philosopher but also has a background as a biologist.  Normally, in a disagreement between a philosopher and a physicist regarding science, this blogger would tend to favor the physicist.  However, with Pigliucci's background, this blogger is less inclined to dismiss his opinion on determinism.  The future should bring some interesting discussions on the matter of determinism and free will, as science advances in knowledge.

* For more on Sam Harris' views on free will, see here, here, and here.

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