Tuesday, November 09, 2010

Being No One: Consciousness, The Phenomenal Self, and First-Person Perspective

This is an old video lecture of Thomas Metzinger, but it is still interesting and thought provoking.

First Aired: 2/14/2005
56 minutes

Thomas Metzinger is the Director of the Philosophy Group at the Department of Philosophy at Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz. His research focuses on philosophy of mind, especially on consciousness and the nature of the self. In this lecture he develops a representationalist theory of phenomenal self-consciousness. A Foerster Lectures on the Immortality of the Soul presented by the UC Berkeley Graudate Council. (#9181)


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