Bioethikos Podcasts

Document Type

Podcast

Publication Date

5-13-2010

Abstract

Is free will just an illusion? Determinism implies that human beings have no real choices. If so, then moral philosophy and ethics have no basis.

Keywords

Bioethics, free will, determinism, moral philosophy, ethics

Comments

Here are excerpts from a debate between a theist (Dr. Dennis Sullivan, Cedarville University) and an atheist (Dr. William Provine, Cornell University).

Sources:

Robert Kane: A Contemporary Introduction to Free Will (2005, Oxford University Press)

Derk Pereboom: Living Without Free Will(2001, Cambridge University Press)

Free Will Debate (Video)

Theme Music: Gli Uccelli (The Birds), Part I. Prelude (Allegro moderato), by Respighi, courtesy of Shockwave Sound.

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