The Dennes Room

Philosophy 109

Spring 2006

Number Title Instructor Days/time Room
109 Freedom and Responsibility Vargas TuTh 9:30-11 110 Wheeler

Examination of the nature of free will and moral responsibility. Topics may include: whether free will is incompatible with determinism, various conceptions of free will, the empirical evidence for and against these conceptions, the justification of moral responsibility, the status of various forms of impaired agency (e.g., psychopathy, addiction), and the relationship of moral responsibility to normative ethical theories.

Previously taught: FL03.