Conscious will and responsibility a tribute to Benjamin Libet

We all seem to think that we do the acts we do because we consciously choose to do them. This commonsense view is thrown into dispute by Benjamin Libet's experiments, which suggest that conscious will occurs not before but after the start of brain activity that produces physical action. This bo...

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Main Author: Libet, Benjamin
Other Authors: Sinnott-Armstrong, Walter, Nadel, Lynn
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: New York Oxford University Press 2010, 2010
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Summary:We all seem to think that we do the acts we do because we consciously choose to do them. This commonsense view is thrown into dispute by Benjamin Libet's experiments, which suggest that conscious will occurs not before but after the start of brain activity that produces physical action. This book explores this theory and more
Physical Description:1 online resource
ISBN:9780199864911
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