by Patrick Appel
Bryan Caplan points to a survey of 438 professional philosophers and PhDs and 210 philosophy graduate students on their feelings about various subjects. This relates to the free will debate (if you don't understand these terms, Wikipedia is there to help)
Free will: compatibilism, libertarianism, or no free will?
Accept: compatibilism 873 / 3226 (27%) Lean toward: compatibilism 788 / 3226 (24.4%) Lean toward: libertarianism 303 / 3226 (9.3%) Accept: libertarianism 288 / 3226 (8.9%) Lean toward: no free will 255 / 3226 (7.9%) Accept: no free will 236 / 3226 (7.3%)
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