Friday, February 29, 2008

Zombies and pain - listen to the lecture

Zombie philosophy - more than a professor with a hangover? How does colourblind Mary know that her lamb is white? And what has this nonsense to do with pain? Dr Tillmann Vierkant of the University of Edinburgh explains to the combined meeting of the East and West of Scotland Pain Groups.

Listen again:
Download mp3 of lecture 37.8Mb Duration: 1:18:51
Listen to lo-fi stream

Further reading:
Zombie Mary and the Blue Banana
Consciousness: an introduction - Susan J Blackmore
The conscious mind : in search of a fundamental theory - David Chalmers

Photo: CC maliciawalls

Wednesday, February 27, 2008

Notice of meeting: NBPA Spring Scientific meeting