Thursday, July 17, 2014

David Chalmers: How Do You Explain Consciousness? (TED2014)


It's weird to see David Chalmers with short hair. For as long as I have been aware of him, he has had long hair that made him look like a member of Whitesnake's reunion tour, not a world renowned philosopher.

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Be that as it may, in this TED Talk from TED2014, Chalmers talks about the subject for which he is best known, consciousness.

David Chalmers: How Do You Explain Consciousness?

TED2014 · 18:37 | Filmed Mar 2014
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.

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