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Free Will

Free Will

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From the New York Times bestselling author of The End of Faith, a thought-provoking, brilliant and witty (Oliver Sacks) look at the notion of free will--and the implications that it is an illusion.

 

A belief in free will touches nearly everything that human beings value. It is difficult to think about law, politics, religion, public policy, intimate relationships, morality--as well as feelings of remorse or personal achievement--without first imagining that every person is the true source of his or her thoughts and actions. And yet the facts tell us that free will is an illusion.

 

In this enlightening book, Sam Harris argues that this truth about the human mind does not undermine morality or diminish the importance of social and political freedom, but it can and should change the way we think about some of the most important questions in life.

Author: Sam Harris
Publisher: Free Press
Published: 03/06/2012
Pages: 96
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 0.30lbs
Size: 7.80h x 5.50w x 0.50d
ISBN: 9781451683400

About the Author
Harris, Sam: - Sam Harris is the author of the bestselling books The End of Faith, Letter to a Christian Nation, The Moral Landscape, Free Will, and Lying. The End of Faith won the 2005 PEN Award for Nonfiction. His writing has been published in over fifteen languages. Dr. Harris is cofounder and CEO of Project Reason, a nonprofit foundation devoted to spreading scientific knowledge and secular values in society. He received a degree in philosophy from Stanford University and a Ph.D. in neuroscience from UCLA. 

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