Free will has traditionally been a problem in philosophy. Recently, the battleground of free will has shifted to neuroscience. Now some claim that to solve the problem of free will, we must go far deeper, to the fundamentals of physics, down to subatomic forces and particles. But don’t free will and physics operate at vastly different levels or size scales?
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Sean Carroll is a Research Professor in Physics at the California Institute of Technology. His research focuses on fundamental physics and cosmology.
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