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Nobel Lecture by Harold Pinter

Published on Nov 9, 2011

What every American need to see three times a year!

This is a brilliant speech by Harold Pinter!

Harold Pinter’s Nobel Lecture was pre-recorded, and shown on video on 7 December 2005, in Börssalen at the Swedish Academy in Stockholm.

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Report positive.

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This short essay discusses very briefly:

  1. Harry Frankfurt’s ideas (1969: 829-39) [3], on the Principle of Alternate Possibilities (PAP);
  2. the concepts of free will and determinism (for an overview please check [4], [5]), and;
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