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21 08 19.The origins of consciousness.2

The origin of consciousness

Identifying the evolutionary markers of when consciousness exploded

Simona Ginsburg
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Rewriting the code of life

Entering CRISPR gene-editing technology's second decade

Kevin Davies
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How modern medicine became dangerous

Neoliberalism isn’t what you think it is

David Healy
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21 06 07.The gene illusion

The gene illusion

Biological relativity and the Emperor's New Genes

Denis Noble
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21 05 25.Science is based in metaphor

Science is based in metaphor

Metaphor allows us to interpret and intervene in the world.

Andrew S. Reynolds
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Karen Crowther

The crisis of quantum gravity

Is radical action needed?

Karen Crowther
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Is gene editing the way forward Gunes Taylor

Will gene editing unlock new potentials for progress?

Why are we comfortable modifying the genes of animals and plants, but not our own?

Güneş Taylor
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The origin of consciousness

Identifying the evolutionary markers of when consciousness exploded

Simona Ginsburg
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Radical Animal

Reconnecting to the evolutionary function of play.

Pat Kane
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Daniel Everett

Dark Matter of the Mind

Exploring the unknowns of the human mind.

Daniel Everett
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What is Progress?

Why evolutionary progress is a tautology.

Eva Aldea
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DIY DNA

Personal genomics: life-saver or Pandora's box?

Matt Jameson Evans
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God like beings

The rise of God-like beings

Overcoming the limits of being human

Mark Alan Walker
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The ethical transhumanist

The values at the heart of this complex movement

Natasha Vita-More
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The irrationality of transhumanists

The unreasonable flaws in the movement’s big claims

Susan B. Levin
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CRISPR's Brave New World

The genetic revolution is finally here

John Parrington
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New ethics for a mutant world

The implications of an uncertain boundary

Alex McKeown
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Parenting myths and the DNA revolution

The truth about nature vs nurture

Robert Plomin
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You are not an exception

Taking the self out of statistics

Aubrey Clayton
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Will gene editing unlock new potentials for progress?

Why are we comfortable modifying the genes of animals and plants, but not our own?

Güneş Taylor
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Chasing Intensity: The Philosophy of Martial Arts

Martial arts help construct a more resilient self.

Barry Allen
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How Illness Transforms Philosophy

Philosophers should talk about the experience of illness

Havi Carel
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What if the One Isn't the One?

The issues with a normative look on romance and love.

Carrie Jenkins
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A.I. and the Medicine of the Future

Could A.I. revolutionise medical treatment?

Parashkev Nachev
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