marți, 12 octombrie 2010

Neuroscience, free will and determinism: 'I'm just a machine'

- Our bodies can be controlled by outside forces in the universe, discovers Tom Chivers. So where does that leave free will?
For a man who thinks he's a robot, Professor Patrick Haggard is remarkably cheerful about it. "We certainly don't have free will," says the leading Britishneuroscientist. "Not in the sense we think." It's quite a way to start an interview. Full story: