Compatibilism is the view that there’s no conflict between free will and determinism. Robert Wright of MeaningofLife.tv spoke with philosopher Eddy Nahmias about it. Among the questions addressed: Without free will, what happens to moral responsibility?
Most philosophers merely contemplate the world, but what about the ones who actually tried to change it?
Adopting a healthy scepticism towards inherited ideas means “emptying the container of the Self.”
"It is more human to laugh at life than to lament it."
There might be a hard limit to our knowledge of the Universe.
Evil is easy to identify and fight against; not so with stupidity.