The Debate Over Free Will

Another example of either/or thinking gone wrong.

Craig Axford
6 min readMar 16, 2023

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There are few people as vocal and committed to the argument against free will as Sam Harris. He frequently revisits the topic on his podcast, and he has published a short book outlining the case against it as he sees it.

Harris and others are strong determinists. In his 2012 book entitled simply “Free Will”, he…

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Craig Axford

M.A. in Environment and Management and undergraduate degrees in Anthropology & Environmental Studies. Living in Moab, Utah. A generalist, not a specialist.