The Hard Problem by Jesse Winters
The Origins of Consciousness

The Origins of Consciousness

June 17, 2021

Key References:

A.C. Grayling 'The History of Philosophy' 2019

Sam Harris Neil DeGrasse Tyson 'Making Sense' podcast 2020

Frank Wilczek 'Fundamentals' 2021

Dean Buonomano 'Your Brain is a Time Machine' 2017

The Consciousness of Other Animals

The Consciousness of Other Animals

June 13, 2021

Key References:

Dr. Seuss 'Horton Hears a Who!' 1954

Jonathan Birch, Alexandra Schnell, and Nicola Clayton 'Dimensions of Animal Consciousness' 2020

The Foundations of Morality

The Foundations of Morality

June 6, 2021

Key References:

Patricia Churchland 'Conscience' 2019

Donald Hoffman 'The Case Against Reality' 2019

The Paradox of Epiphenomenal Consciousness

The Paradox of Epiphenomenal Consciousness

May 26, 2021

Key References:

William James 'The Principles of Psychology' 1890

A.C. Grayling 'The History of Philosophy' 2019

Unity and Duality

Unity and Duality

May 20, 2021

Key References:

Sam Harris 'Waking Up' 2014

Chaos and Awe

Chaos and Awe

May 13, 2021

Key References:

Jaak Panksepp 'Affective Neuroscience' 1998

Patricia Churchland 'Conscience' 2019

Jordan Peterson '12 Rules for Life' 2018

Ellen Lee et al. 'Altered States of Consciousness during an Extreme Ritual' 2016

Foundation and Emergence

Foundation and Emergence

May 6, 2021

Key References:

Patricia Churchland 'Neurophilosophy' 1986

Annaka Harris 'Conscious' 2019

In Favor of Time

In Favor of Time

April 29, 2021

Key References:

Marcello Massimini and Giulio Tononi 'Sizing Up Consciousness' 2018

JohnJoe McFadden 'Integrating information in the brain's EM field: The cemi field theory of consciousness' 2020

Integration in the Universe

Integration in the Universe

April 22, 2021

Key References:

Frack Wilczek 'Fundamentals' 2021

David Chalmers 'The Conscious Mind' 1996

Jesse Winters 'The temporally-integrated causality landscape: A theoretical framework for consciousness and meaning' 2020

JohnJoe McFadden 'Integrating information in the brain's EM field: The cemi field theory of consciousness' 2020

Me, My Selves, and I

Me, My Selves, and I

April 15, 2021

Key References:

Sam Harris and James Fadiman 'Making Sense' podcast 2021

Carl Rogers 'On Becoming a Person' 1967

Oliver Sacks 'The Man who Mistook his Wife for a Hat' 1970

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