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Documentary filmmaker, author of The Debt Generation

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Why There Is Something Rather Than Nothing


Heidegger held the most important question to be "why is there something rather than nothing?" Hawking believes science will one day provide an answer. But is this a delusion? Is explaining creation beyond us or is there really a chance we can solve the greatest mystery of all?
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Has science killed philosophy?

Speakers: Jonathan Derbyshire, Steve Fuller, Lewis Wolpert
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Explaining everything and Nothing

Speakers: John Ellis, James Ladyman, Laura Mersini-Houghton
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Will computers ever match human intelligence?

Speakers: David Chalmers, Kate Devlin, Hilary Lawson
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Metaphors of the body

Speakers: Colin Blakemore, Joanna Kavenna, Rupert Sheldrake
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Is self-discovery a desirable and vital goal?

Speakers: David Chalmers, Joanna Kavenna, Ed Stafford
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Why is gravity so elusive?

Speakers: Laura Mersini-Houghton, Erik Verlinde, Frank Wilczek
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