Gregg Caruso: Free Will Skepticism, Hard Incompatibilism, Neuroexistentialism & Moral Responsibility

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Gregg Caruso is Professor of Philosophy at SUNY Corning, Visiting Fellow at the New College of the Humanities, and Honorary Professor of Philosophy at Macquarie University. He is also Co-Director of the Justice Without Retribution Network housed at the University of Aberdeen School of Law. His research focuses on free will, moral responsibility, punishment, philosophy of law, jurisprudence, social and political philosophy, moral philosophy, philosophy of mind, moral psychology, and neurolaw. His books include Rejecting Retributivism: Free Will, Punishment, and Criminal Justice (2021), Just Deserts: Debating Free Will (2021) and many more.

EPISODE LINKS:
- Gregg's Website: http://www.greggcaruso.com/
- Gregg's Twitter: https://twitter.com/greggdcaruso
- Gregg's Books: https://www.amazon.com/Gregg-D.-Caruso/e/B0071QYHEQ%3Fref=dbs_a_mng_rwt_scns_share
- Gregg's Publications: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=LWhSNGgAAAAJ&hl=en
- Gregg's TED Talk: https://youtu.be/rfOMqehl-ZA

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TIMESTAMPS:
(0:00) - Introduction
(0:27) - Definition of free will
(3:39) - Free will debate
(8:55) - Libertarianism
(19:34) - Compatibilism
(24:46) - Hard Incompatibilism & moral responsibility
(29:30) - Rejecting Retributivism
(34:03) - Moral luck & its ethical implications
(42:36) - Systemic injustice
(49:46) - Punitiveness
(55:12) - Daniel Dennett's argument
(1:00:57) - What is consciousness?
(1:14:38) - Neuroexistentialism
(1:18:00) - Threats to self, autonomy, agency
(1:23:25) - Solutions to the social dilemma?
(1:32:55) - Criminal justice reform
(1:39:23) - Beliefs and its impact on crime
(1:43:29) - Sam Harris on free will
(1:51:31) - Gregg's book recommendations
(1:57:37) - Conclusion