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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
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
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
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
“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.
“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.