The Free-Will Intuitions Scale and the Question of Natural Compatibilism

Hot on the heels of Nadelhoffer and colleagues' recent Free Will Inventory (FWI), I'd like to announce publication of the Free-Will Intuitions Scale (FWIS), which my colleagues Taylor Davis and
Hot on the heels of Nadelhoffer and colleagues' recent Free Will Inventory (FWI), I'd like to announce publication of the Free-Will Intuitions Scale (FWIS), which my colleagues Taylor Davis and [More]

The Free Will Inventory

As some of you may remember, I have been working with Jason Shepard, Eddy Nahmias, Chandra Sripada, and Lisa Ross for the past few years to develop a new psychometric tool for measuring beliefs
As some of you may remember, I have been working with Jason Shepard, Eddy Nahmias, Chandra Sripada, and Lisa Ross for the past few years to develop a new psychometric tool for measuring beliefs [More]

More Work on Motivational Internalism – and Some Questions

In a recent post here on the Experimental Philosophy blog, Wesley Buckwalter presented some recent studies of his and John Turri’s on motivational internalism. Motivational internalism postulates a
In a recent post here on the Experimental Philosophy blog, Wesley Buckwalter presented some recent studies of his and John Turri’s on motivational internalism. Motivational internalism postulates a [More]

In the Thick of Moral Motivation

Suppose you had a genuine moral belief about something, and all that abiding by it required was pushing a little blue button on your desk. It would literally cost you nothing to do it, other than
Suppose you had a genuine moral belief about something, and all that abiding by it required was pushing a little blue button on your desk. It would literally cost you nothing to do it, other than [More]