Richard Holton
University of Cambridge

Richard Holton is a Professor of Philosophy at the University of Camrbdige (previously at MIT). His dissertation was on philosophy of language, and he continues to work in that area, but he currently works mainly in moral psychology, ethics, and philosophy of law. If you need your bike fixed, Richard’s your man.


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Problem of Free Will

Richard discusses the classic philosophical problem of free will --- that is, the question of whether we decide things for ourselves, or are forced to go one way or another. He distinguishes between two different worries. One worry is that the laws of physics, plus facts about the past over which

A Toolkit for Building a Better Mind.