The Moscow Center for Consciousness Studies arranged an interview with Richard G. Swinburne on May 31, 2010. The interview was conducted by Vadim Vasilyev and Dmitry Volkov.
Derk Pereboom claims that free will is impossible because of its incompatibility with both determinism and indeterminism. Also he defends a robust nonreductive physicalism. It says that although consciousness can’t be reduced to physical it’s not something over and above physical.
Consciousness is an illusion. It’s a position of psychologist Nicholas Humphrey. But we understand each other, create masterpieces of art and complex scientific theories in virtue of that illusion.
“The Problems of Consciousness and Free Will” is a special issue of magazine “Moscow University Bulletin”. It is devoted to the results of the two events arranged by our Center – the Greenland conference and the summer school “Free will and Moral Responsibility”.
Interview with co-director of MCCS Dmitry Volkov to GQ magazine about philosophy, business and the arts.
Now it’s widely accepted that consciousness supervene on the brain. But what does it meant? Read our material below.
April 21st Vadim Vasiliev and Dmitry Volkov took part in the discussion “Free will. New twists of old discussions.” We suggest you to watch a video of that astonishing discussion.
The inventor of the Hard problem of Consciousness David Chalmers is celebrating his 50 birthday!
The problem of personal identity is a classic philosophical puzzle. Our body, our character, our memory are changing during the whole life. But why I’m the same person despite all of these changes?