This month, Professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences Peter Tse will launch a new online DartmouthX course called Libertarian Free Will: Neuroscientific and Philosophical Evidence.

“The reason I decided to teach this course is that many neuroscientists don’t talk about free will at all or advocate the position that we have no free will,” says Tse.  “Once it became apparent to me that humans have evolved to have the capacity to change and to imagine a different future—and to enact it— I realized the claim that we have no free will is both wrong and damaging. I had to speak up.”

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