This very short talk by philosopher and cognitive scientist Evan Thompson (author of Mind in Life: Biology, Phenomenology, and the Sciences of Mind , co-editor of Self, No Self?: Perspectives from Analytical, Phenomenological, and Indian Traditions , and co-author with Francisco Varela of The Embodied Mind: Cognitive Science and Human Experience ) is from the We Are Our Brains roundtable, part of the Peter Wall Institute International Research Roundtable series. Thompson's forth-coming book is Waking, Dreaming, Being: New Light on the Self and Consciousness from Neuroscience, Meditation, and Philosophy and will be published as a trade book by Columbia University Press in 2014.
Published on Feb 5, 2014
Speaker: Evan Thompson
This video was recorded on October 23-25, 2013 during a Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies International Roundtable, "We Are Our Brains," led by Principal Investigator Dr. Peter B. Reiner (Department of Psychiatry, UBC and the National Core for Neuroethics).