This enlightening and thought-provoking book examines the concept of free will as the natural result of human brain functions. The book considers arguments both for and against free will from philosophical, religious, social, legal, and neuroscience perspectives. Includes an outline for related future research avenues in neuroscience
1. The Scientific Case Against Free Will 2. Misuse of Religious, Social, and Legal Arguments 3. Free-Will-Dependent Human Characteristics and Behaviors 4. Neuroscience to the Rescue 5. Conclusion 6. Sources
As a Professor of Neuroscience at a major research university and a widely published and cited researcher, Dr. Klemm is a Texas A&M and Sigma Xi "Distinguished Scientist," a Distinguished Alumnus of Auburn University, and is listed in 19 biographical publications, including Marquis' Who's Who In America and Who's Who in the World. He has impressive research credentials and can speak with authority about brain and behavior, having been enlisted as a reviewer for 45 scholarly journals and the Editorial Board of 12 journals and a university press. He has published 54 book chapters and 19 books. His most pertinent recent book is Mental Biology, The New Science of How the Brain and Mind Relate (Prometheus). He is a paid writer for Psychology Today. He posts on two blogs that have over 1.5 million reader views.