June 6th, 2022 | 1 hr 18 mins
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In this reading group discussion episode, we discuss Galen Strawson's "The Impossibility of Moral Responsibility" and Derk Pereboom's Four Case Argument against compatibilism.
March 29th, 2020 | 1 hr 34 mins
argument, bejamin, ben, blame, burgis, cave, compatiblism, determinism, free will, freedom, give, grad school, graduate, jon, kant, korsgaard, michael brooks, moral, morality, muckraker media, neuroscience, phd, philosophy, plato, plato's cave, punishment, resentment, responsibility, rosen, skeptic, strawson, them
In this episode, I speak with Ben Burgis for a second time about free will compatiblism in a deterministic world. We speak about the metaphysics of free will and determinism, and what should constitude ground for moral responsibility. We also discuss my grad school writing sample and Christine Korsgaard's work.
March 16th, 2020 | 1 hr 36 mins
ben, burgis, cave, compatiblism, crime, determinism, fatalism, free will, grad school, graduate, incompatiblism, iona iltaila, jerry coyne, jon, luck, moral, neuroscience, phd, philosophy, plato, plato's cave, punishment, puppet, responsibility, robot, rosen, sam harris, two for tea
In this episode, Ben Burgis and Jon Rosen join me for a discussion on whether we have free will, or not, and if we do have it, is it the important type of freedom? I very much enjoyed hearing the two of them spar and I hope you find it valuable as well.