Amazing that this man can write "Why Evolution Is True" and also respond intelligently to free will issues. I met him briefly in 2009, oh frabjous day.
Another philosopher redefines free will so we can still have it
Now that materialism is the dominant paradigm in all the sciences, what on earth do we do about free will? If all of our “free” decisions are really predetermined—perhaps long in advance—by a combination of our biology and our environment, and our brain is simply a concatenation of cells that must obey the laws of physics and chemistry, how can any of our decisions be “free”? And if what we do for the rest of our lives has already been determined...
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