Event: Raymond Tallis explains Why Neuroscience Will Never Explain Consciousness
|Title||Raymond Tallis explains Why Neuroscience Will Never Explain Consciousness|
Keep the evening free to hear this distinguished author, poet, doctor, philosopher, and polymath critique the belief that "you are your brain". According to Raymond Tallis, the failure to arrive a neural account of consciousness is not a temporary problem which will be resolved by further research - this "hard problem" of philosophy may not be resolvable. What we need is a fundamental re-think to help us understand the difference between brains and people. Abstract of Raymond Tallis's talk here.
NB - unusually for Philosophy Cafe we will be seeking donations from participants to cover costs, as getting this very distinguished speaker to Kingston and looking after him will incur some expenses (travel from Manchester, dinner...).
|Date and Time||20/04/11 from 19:00 to 21:00|
Ram Jam Club, Grey Horse, Richmond Road
Kingston upon Thames
|Cost||Donations towards cost of the meeting welcome|