C4 Public Lecture - Seth Lloyd, Physics, MIT
The Turing Test for Free Will
Wednesday, December 12, 2012
H.F. DeLuca Forum, Discovery Building
For thousands of years, human beings have asked whether free will is possible in a deterministic universe. This talk investigates the role of determinism and randomness in free will, and shows that even when our decisions arise from a completely deterministic decision-making process, the outcomes of that process are intrinsically unpredictable — especially to ourselves.
Free and open to the public