Discussion on the free will problem
Dec ‘16

The video of a meeting organized on the occasion of the release of a new book by Vadim Vasilyev, “In Defense for Classical Compatibilism: Essays on Free Will”, and the 114-th issue of “Logos” magazine, dedicated to the free will problem.

Participants of the meeting – Dmitry Volkov, Vadim Vasilyev, Artem Besedin, Evgenij Loginov, Yulia and Viktor Gorbatovs, Oksana Cherkashina and Andrew Mertsalov – provided an overview of current approaches to the free will problem in the context of the problems of moral responsibility, personal identity, determinism, mental and physical causation, and also expressed their own assessment of these approaches, pointing to what seems to be the most promising ways to solve these problems.

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