Human Freedom and Free Will
: Necessary Illusions
Ben G. Yacobi
Journal of Philosophy of Life Vol.10, No.3 (December 2020):164-170
No absolute or complete freedom and free will exist, as they are constrained by both internal and external factors, such as the limits of human physiology and cognition, the physical laws, and the limitations imposed on human life by society and culture. Nevertheless, the concepts of freedom and free will are necessary for humans not only for having some purpose and meaning in life, but also because without them human life would be an unbearable ordeal.
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