We've written before about how metaphysics is the place where science and philosophy meet. But that particular discipline exists at the fringes of regular physics, where only philosophers are qualified to come in and start wildly speculating about the nature of reality. The question of free will also plants its flag in both camps. Philosophers have been arguing for and against it ever since Plato, but suddenly a couple of scientists burst in and rudely answered it for them. The only thing is, maybe their answer isn't so certain after all.
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Written by Reuben Westmaas October 1, 2018
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