The Myths and the Science Behind Mindfulness
Psychologist Daniel Goleman talks about the evidence linking meditation to focus, resilience and compassion
What's Your Story?
The story of our self is largely fictional.
Marcus Aurelius – the Unemotional Stoic?
Stoics are wrongly accused of suppressing emotions
How our private beliefs can have public effects
Are they simply mad, bad and dangerous?
Scepticism and simulation
Auto-noetic consciousness gives us the big picture
An eminently practical take on who we are
Left and right don't occupy different realities
Psychedelic experience is the key to the self
Following Marcus Aurelius' example in Covid-19
Explaining the supposedly unexplainable
Illusionists don’t deny that consciousness exists, but propose that we rethink what it is
Where philosophers have gone wrong
Contents, cognition and location
And why collaboration trumps elimination
Dualism may not be false, but it isn't required
Why science itself is part of the problem
Dualism is the problem, not consciousness
Emphasising ignorance disarms the hard problem of consciousness
Objects, not brain states, are the answer
How panpsychism solves the hard problem of consciousness
Solve the easy problems instead
The external world is constituted by transpersonal experiential states
Can our core subjectivity survive bodily death?
The sooner we acknowledge it, the sooner we’ll solve the hard problem of consciousness
How eliminativism presupposes consciousness.
Rethinking consciousness and eliminativism
What makes materialists deny the undeniable?
Why compromises like panpsychism aren't the way forward
It depends if you believe in an essence
According to the French philosopher, rationalism is an illusion
Our complex imagination makes us more irrational than other creatures