Consciousness

06.06.2019

Spiritual science: how a new perspective on consciousness could help us understand ourselves

Spiritual science: how a new perspective on consciousness could help us understand ourselves

Steve Taylor, Leeds Beckett University for The Conversation Scientists have long been trying to understand human consciousness – the subjective “stuff” of thoughts and sensations inside our minds. There used to be an assumption that consciousness is produced by our brains, and that in order to understand it,… »

09.10.2017

The potential of human consciousness

The potential of human consciousness

Presentation by Fulvio De Vita, Member of the “Salvatorre Puledda” Centre of Studies*, in the Third International Symposium ‘Big History and Global Evolution’. Good morning everybody. First of all, let me thank the Eurasian Center for Big History and Forecasting, and Lomonosov University of Moscow for… »

21.07.2014

David Chalmers: How do you explain consciousness?

David Chalmers: How do you explain consciousness?

Right now you have a movie playing inside your head. It’s an amazing multi-track movie. It has 3D vision and surround sound for what you’re seeing and hearing right now, but that’s just the start of it. Your movie has smell and taste and touch. It has a… »

14.07.2014

TED Lecture: How do you explain consciousness?

Our consciousness is a fundamental aspect of our existence, says philosopher David Chalmers: “There’s nothing we know about more directly…. but at the same time it’s the most mysterious phenomenon in the universe.” He shares some ways to think about the movie playing in our heads. See Video Transcript:… »

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