Interview with Timothy Williamson
Oct ‘10

The Moscow Center for Consciousness Studies arranged an interview with Timothy Williamson on October, 4 2010. The interview was conducted by Vadim Vasilyev and Dmitry Volkov.

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Consciousness and the Universe. Interview with David Chalmers

In this interview, Chalmers answer our tricky questions about how he came to philosophy, what is his current views on the nature of consciousness, whether zombies can be morally responsible, how the Universe is arranged, what would it mean – the creation of artificial intelligence, and what is the purpose of philosophy.

Jun ‘16
Free Will is Impossible. Interview with Derk

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.

Feb ‘16
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The Real Man Must Study Philosophy of Mind!

Free Will The actress Alina Nasibulina has given an unexpected answer to the question of GQ magazine “What is the most important in a man?” . According to her, the most important thing is “that he should study philosophy of mind, problems of free will, mental causation.” Well, we promise to keep up that course!

Sep ‘16
Free Will and Consciousness. The Teaser of the Summer School in Riga

We’ve made a video story about amazing intellectual event – the summer school “Free will and Consciousness”, which our Center held in Riga this July. In that video you’ll find impressions and thoughts of participants on the topic of the summer school and great views of Riga. Soon we are going to publish the rest materials of the school. Follow the news!

Aug ‘16
The Philosopher from the Dome square. Interview with Dmitry Volkov

“I am often asked: What is a person engaged in philosophy for? I have a lot of answers!” Interview with co-director of MCCS Dmitry Volkov to the “Otkritij gorod” magazine and the web-portal.

Aug ‘16
Philosophers gathered at the Dome Square

“Riga has become a place of attraction of philosophical minds — it’s the first time the city hosts an International school of philosophy.” about the “Free Will and Consciousness” Summer School that was held by MCCS.

Aug ‘16
“Free will and consciousness”. Summer school in Riga

June 11-24 we held a summer school “Free will and consciousness” in Riga. Here you’ll find a report about this event written by Anton Kuznetsov

Jul ‘16
Where do the pokemons come from?

In the interview to the Snob co-director of our Center Dmitry Volkov talks about Pokemon in our heads, personal identity, augmented reality and the amazing work of the brain. Read more

Jul ‘16
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