The philosophy of consciousness
von The Open University
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Firstly, how does consciousness arise? Where does it come from? And can it be a purely physical phenomenon? This is not just a question for philosophers, it’s at the cutting edge of modern neuroscience. This challenging learning pathway will interest you if you want to know more about where mind and matter meet.
Contemporary philosophers such as David Chalmers and Daniel Dennett discuss historical ideas about mind versus brain, and share their radically differing views on modern theories of consciousness.
The pathway also features contributions from physicists, psychologists and engineers who show ingenious examples of robots in action.
This pathway is intermediate to advanced level and may be suitable if you have already studied philosophy – or if you like to think hard! The arguments are challenging and you may want to return to some of the assets again over time. After all, this is a journey during which you will be confronted with some fundamental questions about what it means to be human.
|1||The philosophy of consciousness - video introduction||--||1:38||Gratis||In iTunes ansehen|
||The problem of consciousness||What is consciousness? And what is the best way to understand self awareness.||10:21||Gratis||In iTunes ansehen|
|3||Transcript -- The problem of consciousness||Transcript -- What is consciousness? And what is the best way to understand self awareness.||--||Gratis||In iTunes ansehen|
|4||Introducing consciousness||What is consciousness? How does the brain generate consciousness and how can a science of the mind describe and explain it adequately? This unit will introduce you to the slippery phenomenon that is consciousness, as well as some of the difficulties con||--||Gratis||In iTunes ansehen|
||The hard problem of consciousness||An interview with leading philosopher Professor David Chalmers discussing his articulation of the 'hard problem' of consciousness and his defense of a property dualist position||35:14||Gratis||In iTunes ansehen|
|6||Transcript -- The hard problem of consciousness||Transcript -- An interview with leading philosopher Professor David Chalmers discussing his articulation of the 'hard problem' of consciousness and his defense of a property dualist position||--||Gratis||In iTunes ansehen|
||Consciousness: the central psychological question||--||2:07||Gratis||In iTunes ansehen|
||The evolution of consciousness||--||3:36||Gratis||In iTunes ansehen|
||Consciousness and experience||--||4:23||Gratis||In iTunes ansehen|
||What is consciousness for?||--||5:00||Gratis||In iTunes ansehen|
||Artificial Intelligence||Philosophy professor Tim Crane explains what he sees to be the main philosophical issues in the area of Artificial Intelligence||20:42||Gratis||In iTunes ansehen|
|12||Intelligent robots||Intelligent robots learn. Prof Kevin Warwick imagines a cyborg future where humans are a sub-species.||1:58||Gratis||In iTunes ansehen|
|13||Downloading your soul||Endless memory: Ian Pearson of BT Technologies describes the possibility of downloading the entire contents of your mind onto a computer.||1:41||Gratis||In iTunes ansehen|
|14||Consciousness and the Limits of Science||Professor Russell Stannard asks how can we ever understand the relationship between consciousness and the physical brain.||11:36||Gratis||In iTunes ansehen|
||Consciousness Explained||An interview with leading philosopher Professor Daniel Dennett focusing on the issues surrounding intentionality and consciousness and his belief that consciousness can be scientifically explained||38:21||Gratis||In iTunes ansehen|
|16||Transcript -- Consciousness Explained||Transcript -- An interview with leading philosopher Professor Daniel Dennett focusing on the issues surrounding intentionality and consciousness and his belief that consciousness can be scientifically explained||--||Gratis||In iTunes ansehen|