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Recruitment Was Successful. The Kommersant magazine on the Dialogue Between Russian Scientists and the Dalai Lama

Last week in New Delhi, the first ever dialogue of the Dalai Lama XIV with the Russian scientists studying the nature of consciousness took place. A series of meetings “Fundamental Knowledge: Dialogue between Russian and Buddhist Scientists” was organized by the Tibetan Culture Center in conjunction with the Save Tibet Foundation and the Moscow Center for Consciousness Studies. Full version

Aug ‘17
Daniel Dennett’s Science of Soul

The New Yorker has published a long read about Daniel Dennett, a man, who made a weighty contribution to our understanding of consciousness, its connection with the brain and evolution. Much of this article is devoted to the Greenland Conference, organized by the Center in 2014 in conjunction with the Philosophy Faculty of Moscow State University. Read the article

Mar ‘17
Investments in the meaning of life. How philosophy helps in business

Can a philosopher to be a businessman and a businessman to be a philosopher? We asked Dmitry Volkov – co-founder of the international investment holding SDVentures, philanthropist and philosopher. More

Source: Kommersant
Oct ‘16
Derk Pereboom: “We will achieve more if we stop punishing offenders”

A person should be responsible for their actions. However, Derk Pereboom, a professor at Cornell University, believes that there is no responsibility, because there is no free will. Read more

Oct ‘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 Freecity.lv 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.” Freecity.lv about the “Free Will and Consciousness” Summer School that was held by MCCS.

Aug ‘16