Discussion on Thought Experiments & Moral Responsibility

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Discussion free will and moral responsibility in 101 all this week. For discussion, we're having the students consider several thought experiments like this one:

From this paper.

In order to get their intuitions, though, I felt like we needed to talk briefly about what thought experiments even are, and how they're supposed to help us make philosophical progress. That's why I included a bit of an introduction to this in this slides.

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