Dartmouth College

Free Will and Neuroscience

This course is part of Libertarian Free Will Specialization

Taught in English

Peter Tse

Instructor: Peter Tse

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There are 3 modules in this course

This module explains neuroscientific arguments against free will including Libet experiment and Wegner's experiment.

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6 videos1 reading1 quiz3 discussion prompts

This module deals with the neuroscientific aspects of free will including the structure and function of neuron, neural receptors, and concepts such as indeterminism. It also explains the top-down executive function of the brain.

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18 videos7 quizzes3 discussion prompts

This module explores the concept of volition in the brain and further explores concepts such as the neural basis of mindfulness, volitional imagination, self-transformation etc.

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11 videos2 quizzes2 discussion prompts

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Peter Tse
Dartmouth College
3 Courses1,618 learners

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