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The Dallas Examined Life Philosophy Group: free will discussion questions for Sept 17th.

From: David V.
Sent on: Thursday, September 17, 2009 4:49 PM
Questions for tonight:

*What does the "free" in "free will" refer to - freedom from what, or freedom to do that?
*Is there a root cause of human choice/action?
*Are some choices/actions more primary t...han others?
*Can we distinguish between mental causation and physical causation?
*What can we conclude about volition from introspection?
*Is volition compatible with causality?
*Can volition be proven or disproved?
*Can science tell us anything about volition?
*What is the implication of volition when assigning moral responsibility?
*To what extent are human choice determined by environmental/genetic/physiological factors? What does this imply for volition?

I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing:
http://www.meetup.com/ExaminedLife/calendar/11161976/
When: September 17,[masked]:00 PM

Where:
Half-Price Books
5803 E. Northwest Hwy.
Dallas, TX 75231
[masked]

Price: $2.00 per person

If the changes affect your plans to attend, please take a moment to update your RSVP. (You can RSVP "No" or "Maybe" as well as "Yes".)

You can always get in touch with me through the "Contact Organizer" link on Meetup: http://www.meetup.com/ExaminedLife/suggestion/

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