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Finding Freedom Through Complexity

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Science  22 Feb 2008:
Vol. 319, Issue 5866, pp. 1045
DOI: 10.1126/science.1153669

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Did My Neurons Make Me Do It?. Philosophical and Neurobiological Perspectives on Moral Responsibility and Free Will. By Nancey Murphy and Warren S. Brown. Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2007. 352 pp. $65, £40. ISBN 9780199215393.

Murphy and Brown present a case for a "nonreductive version of physicalism whereby humans are (sometimes) the authors of their own thoughts and actions."