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PHIL 4500: Agency and Free Will

Credits: 3. Contact Hours: Lecture 3.

Personal identity, agency, free will, moral responsibility, causation, future contingents, and time will be discussed. What makes a person the same person over time? Do humans have free will? Are we not morally responsible if our actions are inevitable consequences of the past and the laws of nature? What distinguishes causes from non-causes? Are there facts about the future? PHIL 2070 strongly encouraged. (Typically Offered: Fall)