Tiempo, conciencia y libertad: consideraciones en torno a los experimentos de b. Libet y colaboradores

JOSÉ IGNACIO MURILLO Y JOSÉ MANUEL GIMÉNEZ-AMAYA

Sommario: 1. El problema de la libertad. 2. Un enfoque experimental del estudio de la acción libre. 3. Medición, tiempo y conciencia. 4. Pero ¿estamos hablando realmente de la libertad?

Abstract: This paper discusses the experiment of Libet and his colleagues on conscious decisions and others inspired in it. The discussion concentrates especially in two topics. Firstly, the relationship between consciousness and time. Secondly, the idea of freedom which is presupposed in those experiments.