Monday, April 13, 2009

This is your brain...

The idea that consciousness is confined to the brain, like software in a computer, has dominated our science and philosophy for over two centuries. Alva Noe, Berkeley philosophy professor and author of OUT OF OUR HEADS says that the analogy is deeply flawed.  He makes the case that mind and awareness are processes that arise during a link with our surroundings.  

My conversation with Alva Noe: