Next Royal Institute of Philosophy talk: 'Weakness or Freedom of Will' by Dr Barbie Underwood on Tuesday 12 February 2019

The crew members entering getting

  ready to take part - this was a slightly different talk in that it was interactive discussing the notion of Weakness of Will leading to discussing Freewill and Determinism

Some thinking going on !There seems to be more involved than just will power in our eating that extra chocolate or handful of crisps or nuts. Questions arise such as: 'Is our will free to choose or refrain?' or 'is our free will an illusion anyway?'  Although aspects of the question were initially discussed by the ancient Greeks, more recently philosophy, psychology, neuroscience have picked up the mantle to go deeper into the question of our choices.