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Can Brain Alone Explain Consciousness? (#1607) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

Can physical facts about the brain account for mental experiences of the mind? Has philosophy of mind made progress? We take a 15-year journey with John Searle and David Chalmers.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Sep 28, 2018 -- 3:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Sep 28, 2018 -- 10:30am Remind me

Can Enlarged Materialism Explain Consciousness? (#1608) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

Materialism is the belief that only physical things are real. But physical things seem so utterly different from mental things. Could there be more to materialism than the known laws of physics?

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Oct 5, 2018 -- 3:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Oct 5, 2018 -- 10:30am Remind me

Does Consciousness Defeat Materialism? (#1609) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

Does anything exist beyond the physical world? If yes, could consciousness undermine materialism? If no, could consciousness confirm materialism? It's the big test.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Oct 12, 2018 -- 3:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Oct 12, 2018 -- 10:30am Remind me

Fallacies In Arguing for God? (#1610) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

When believers argue that God exists, what mistakes do they make? What are their errors in logic as well as in fact? Whoever wants to believe in God must not use arguments that do not work.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Oct 19, 2018 -- 3:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Oct 19, 2018 -- 10:30am Remind me

What Is Philosophy of Science? (#1611) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

Can science discover all truths? Or are there truths beyond science? What is science? A process? A way of thinking? How to get at the essence of science, discern how it really works?

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Oct 26, 2018 -- 3:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Oct 26, 2018 -- 10:30am Remind me
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