24.221 Metaphysics: Free Will

As taught in: Fall 2004

A road sign indicating a diverging roadway.

A fork in the road. The idea of choice and freedom is discussed in this course. (Photo courtesy of Kyle Johnston. Used with permission.)




Prof. Richard Holton

Course Features

Course Description

This course is a study of free will. It explores the main topic through the lenses of the consequence argument, unavoidability, law breaking, libertarianism, the concept of the person, moral responsibility, action, intention, choice, social psychology, and addiction.

*Some translations represent previous versions of courses.