Home > News and media > Video and audio > Channels > Public lectures and events > Public lectures and events: media player

How to contact us

For technical and editorial queries, please use:
lsewebsite@lse.ac.uk|

 

To contribute video and audio content, please use:
web.richmedia@lse.ac.uk|

 

For queries about forthcoming events, please see the public events| website.

Free will in a deterministic world?


Download: Audio

Speaker(s): Professor Christian List
Chair: Dr Kristina Musholt

Recorded on 4 December 2012 in Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building.

Science, especially the idea that everything in the universe is physically determined, is often thought to challenge the notion that we, humans, have free will and are capable of choosing our own actions. The aim of this lecture is to argue that there is room for free will in a world governed by the laws of physics.

Christian List is professor of political science and philosophy at LSE.

Event posting

Event organiser

LSE Experts Directory

Share:Facebook|Twitter|LinkedIn|