Barry Loewer: The Consequence Argument Meets the Mentaculus

Thursday, October 5, 2017, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
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Barry Loewer, professor of philosophy at Rutgers University, presents his paper, The Consequence Argument Meets the Mentaculus. The paper addresses how statistical mechanics undermines the van Inwagen consequence argument that free choice and determinism are incompatible. A question-and-answer session will follow. Free.
Location: 
Humanities Building, Room 587
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Sponsor: 
Philosophy Department
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Philosophy Department
Phone: 
415-338-1596
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