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Free Will, Moral Responsibility, and Agency Conference

08-06-2015

The Department of Philosophy at Florida State University will host its fourth annual Free Will, Moral Responsibility, and Agency Conference from September 18-19, 2015.


S.W.A.P. Graduate Conference

08-06-2015

On March 27, 2015, FSU will host the 10th Annual Society for Women's Advancement in Philosophy (S.W.A.P.) Graduate Student Conference, with a keynote address from Charles W. Mills (Northwestern University). The program is here.


Alfred Mele, Free: Why Science Hasn't Disproved Free Will

08-06-2015

Does free will exist? The question has fueled heated debates spanning from philosophy to psychology and religion. The answer has major implications, and the stakes are high. To put it in the simple terms that have come to dominate these debates, if we are free to make our own decisions, we are accountable for what we do, and if we aren't free, we're off the hook.


Michael Ruse receives Bertrand Russell Society award

08-06-2015

Congratulations to Michael Ruse, who is the recipient of the 2014 Bertrand Russell Society Award.