The philosopher Thomas Nagel’s new book, “Mind and Cosmos: Why the Materialist Neo-Darwinian Conception of Nature Is Almost Certainly False,” restores the primal force of a great old philosophical word,
He's written some bestselling books "How The Mind Works," and "The Blank Slate," and last night answered readers' questions during a fascinating Reddit "Ask Me Anything". We've included some of the highlights
Are we ordained by our creator or are we just delusional lumps of carbon and guts? Neuroscientist Michael Graziano concludes something closer to latter. But it’s not delusion that makes our brains aware.
A bioethicist suggests that neuroscience challenges how we view ourselves. Advances in our understanding of the brain have turned neuroscience into one of the hottest frontiers in research, and in ethics.