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24.221 Metaphysics: Free Will, Fall 2004

A fork in the road.
A fork in the road. The idea of choice and freedom is discussed in this course. (Photo courtesy of Kyle Johnston.)

Highlights of this Course

This course features an extensive list of readings and in-depth lecture notes.

Course Description

This course is a study of free will. It explores the main topic through the lenses of the consequence argument, unavoidability, law breaking, libertarianism, the concept of the person, moral responsibility, action, intention, choice, social psychology, and addiction.


Prof. Richard Holton

Course Meeting Times

Two sessions / week
1.5 hours / session




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