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Workshop free and accountable agency

The free will-debate from an action-oriented perspective Andreas Schönau (University of Freiburg) In recent years, neurophysiological findings have had an increased influence on the philosophical understanding of the self, concepts of agency, and normative evaluations. Focussing on the free will debate, I will show that every philosophical position (compatibilist, incompatibilist, libertarian) is able to arguably … Continue reading Workshop free and accountable agency

Conference “Free Will and Consciousness”

Free Will and Consciousness November 19th and 20th, 2015, VU University Amsterdam Submission deadline: July 15th, 2015 In recent years, neuroscientific and (social) psychological experimentation have played a significant role in discussions on free will. Several experiments seem to show that (many of) our actions and decisions are caused or influenced by unconscious processes. In general, … Continue reading Conference “Free Will and Consciousness”


WORKSHOP ON MORAL RESPONSIBILITY University of Amsterdam October 16 and 17, 10 – 18 h Faculteitskamer (1.17) Oude Turfmarkt 147 1012 CG Amsterdam Organizers: Matthé Scholten and Dilek Yamali THURSDAY, OCTOBER 16 Andreas Leonhard Menges (Berlin, Humboldt) Appropriate Blame and the Structure of Responsibility Katrien Schaubroeck (Antwerp) What Does It Mean to Call Moral Responsibility … Continue reading WORKSHOP ON MORAL RESPONSIBILITY