What is it about?
Sartre, famous in popular perception as the great endorser of "freedom", is not so far from the critics of the libertarian view of "free will" as is often supposed.
Why is it important?
The conversation about "free will", and its centrality to questions of moral responsibility, inspires much heated debate among both lay persons and academics, and is of course particularly relevant in any field with practical application. Clarity on what's at stake is always helpful.
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