2019 to 2021
Average episode: 112 minutes
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Categories: Interview-Style • Mind/Consciousness
Podcaster's summary: Just some conversations with philosophers, scientists, and anyone else interested in the scientific study of consciousness
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|2021-Sep-18 • 90 minutes|
Mark Solms Live!
Join me for a discussion with Mark Solms, Chair of Neuropsychology at the University of Cape Town and Groote Schuur Hospital (Departments of Psychology and Neurology), as we discuss themes from his work and his recent book the Hidden Spring: A Journey to the Source of Consciousness Mark’s book: The Hidden Spring Mark’s wikipedia page
|2021-Jul-10 • 121 minutes|
Lucia Melloni, Liad Mudrik, and Michael Pitts Live!
Join me for a discussion with Lucia Melloni, Liad Mudrik, and Michal Pitts as we discuss COGITATE -an innovative Open Science, preregistered adversarial collaboration focused on arbitrating between two leading theories of consciousness, Integrated Information Theory (IIT) and Global Neuronal Workspace theory (GNW) COGITATE project website
|2021-Jul-06 • 117 minutes|
Claire Sergent Live!
Join me for a discussion with Claire Sergent, a Professor at the Université de Paris, in the Integrative Neuroscience and Cognition Center, as we discuss the neuroscience of consciousness and the Global Workspace Theory Sergent land website: https://clairesergent1.wixsite.com/sergentlab...
|2021-Jun-23 • 92 minutes|
Cevin Soling Live!
Join me for a discussion with Cevin Soling, a filmmaker, philosopher, musician, music producer, and artist, as we discuss his defense of solipsism -the metaphysical view that there is only one mind and that mind is Cevin Soling Cevin’s website
|2021-May-26 • 123 minutes|
Megan Peters Live!
Join me for a discussion with Megan Peters, an Assistant Professor in the UCI Department of Cognitive Sciences, as we discuss her work on consciousness and metacognition Megan’s website Fund Consciousness Neuromatch Academy M-STEP paper
|2021-May-05 • 104 minutes|
Adrien Doerig Live!
Join me for a discussion with Adrien Doerig, currently a Postdoc with Tim Kietzmann at the Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition & Behavior, as we discuss empirical criteria for theories of consciousness
|2021-May-04 • 93 minutes|
Evan Thompson Live!
Join me for a discussion with Evan Thompson, a Professor of Philosophy at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver and an Associate Member of the Department of Asian Studies and the Department of Psychology (Cognitive Science Group), as we discuss Biopsychism -the view that mind and consciousness are co-extensive with life. Evan’s website
|2021-Apr-27 • 108 minutes|
Hedda Hassel Mørch Live!
Join me for a discussion with Hedda Mørch, a philosopher and associate professor at Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences, as we discuss her work on causation and panpsychism. Hedda’s website
|2021-Apr-21 • 112 minutes|
Peter Carruthers Live!
Join me for a discussion with Peter Carruthers, a philosopher at the University of Maryland, as we discuss themes from his new book Human and Animal Minds: The Consciousness Question Laid to Rest Peter’s website
|2021-Apr-15 • 110 minutes|
Tony Chemero Live!
Join me for a discussion with Tony Chemero, a professor of philosophy and psychology at the University of Cincinnati, as we discuss Radical Embodied cognitive Science find out more about Tony’s work
|2021-Apr-06 • 73 minutes|
Kate Pendoley Live!
Join me for a discussion with Kate Pendoley, a philosopher currently at Hunter College, CUNY, as we discuss her work on the emotions. Kate’s website
|2021-Apr-01 • 50 minutes|
Nicholas Shea Live!
Join me for a discussion with Nick Shea, a Professor of Philosophy at the Institute of Philosophy, University of London, as we discuss his book Representation in Cognitive science Nick’s Website Representation in Cognitive Science (open access book!)
|2021-Mar-26 • 113 minutes|
Jacob F. Berger Live!
Join me for a discussion with Jake Berger, an Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Lycoming College, as we discuss the nature of perceptual experience Jake’s website
|2021-Mar-24 • 118 minutes|
Declan Smithies Live!
Join me for a discussion with Declan Smithies, a professor of philosophy at Ohio State University, as we discuss themes from his book The Epistemic Significance of Consciousness Declan’s website The Epistemic Significance of Consciousness
|2021-Mar-17 • 123 minutes|
Bernard J. Baars Live!
Join me for a discussion with Bernard J. Baars as we discuss consciousness science, global workspace theory, and more!
|2021-Mar-10 • 71 minutes|
Christof Koch Live!
Join me for a discussion with Christof Koch, Chief Scientist of the MindScope Program at the Allen Institute for Brain Science, as we discuss themes from his recent book The Feeling of Life Itself Christof’s website
|2021-Feb-25 • 148 minutes|
Luke Roelofs Live!
Join me for a discussion with Luke Roelofs, a Postdoc at the NYU Center for Mind, Brain, and Consciousness, as we discuss themes from his book Combining Minds Luke’s website Combining Minds
|2021-Feb-19 • 69 minutes|
Elizabeth Loftus Live!
Join me for a discussion with Elizabeth Loftus, a Distinguished Professor of Psychological Science, Criminology, Law and Society, Cognitive Science, and Law at UC Irvine, as we discuss her work on memory. Elizabeth’s website
|2020-Dec-20 • 140 minutes|
François Kammerer Live!
Join me for a conversation with François Kammerer, a Humboldt postdoctoral researcher at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum (Germany, as we discuss illusionism about phenomenal consciousness Francois’ website: https://www.francoiskammerer.com
|2020-Nov-21 • 123 minutes|
Daniel Stoljar Live!
Join me for a discussion with Daniel Stoljar, a professor of philosophy at the Australian National University, as we discuss physicalism, the epistemic approach to consciousness, conceivability arguments, revelation for introspection, illusionism, and more! Daniel’s website: https://sites.google.com/site/danielstoljar/...
|2020-Nov-06 • 125 minutes|
Victor Caston Live!
Join me for a discussion with Victor Caston, a professor of philosophy and classical studies at the University of Michigan, as we discuss Aristotle on consciousness, perception, representationalism, the Veil of Perception, and more! Victor’s Academia.edu website
|2020-Nov-03 • 142 minutes|
Chris Letheby Live!
Join me for a discussion with Chris Letheby, Lecturer in Philosophy at the University of Western Australia and (2019-2022) Postdoctoral Researcher at the University of Adelaide on the ARC-funded project ‘Philosophical Perspectives on Psychedelic Psychiatry’, as we discuss the philosophy of psychedelics Chris’ website: http://www.chrisletheby.com/index.html Chris’book: Philosophy of Psychedelics
|2020-Oct-30 • 64 minutes|
Heather Berlin Live!
Join me for a discussion with Heather Berlin, a neuroscientist, licensed clinical psychologist, and Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, as we discuss A.I., cognitive enhancement, the unconscious, psychiatry, and more Heather’s website: https://heatherberlin.com
|2020-Oct-27 • 152 minutes|
David Papineau Live!
Join me for a discussion with David Papineau, professor of philosophy at Kings College London, as we discuss themes from his upcoming book The Metaphysics of Sensory Experience David’s website: https://www.davidpapineau.co.uk David’s book
|2020-Oct-20 • 97 minutes|
Myrto Mylopoulos Live!
Join me for a discussion with Myrto Mylopoulos, associate professor of philosophy and cognitive science at Carleton University, as we discuss agentive phenomenology Myrto’s website
|2020-Oct-16 • 134 minutes|
Henry Shevlin Live!
Join me for a discussion with Henry Shevlin, a Research Associate at the University of Cambridge, Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence, as we discuss philosophy, cognitive phenomenology, artificial intelligence, and a whole lot more! Henry’s website Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence podcast
|2020-Sep-16 • 94 minutes|
Evan Thompson Live!
Join me for a discussion with Evan Thompson, Professor of Philosophy at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver and an Associate Member of the Department of Asian Studies and the Department of Psychology (Cognitive Science Group). Evan’s website
|2020-Sep-12 • 82 minutes|
Bernardo Kastrup and Philip Goff Live!
Join me for the continuation of my discussion with Bernardo Kastrup and Philip Goff
|2020-Aug-29 • 122 minutes|
Andrew Y. Lee Live!
Join me for a discussion with Andrew Y. Lee as we discuss mental qualities and the value of consciousness. Andrew’s website: https://www.andrewyuanlee.com
|2020-Aug-28 • 125 minutes|
Philip Goff and Bernardo Kastrup Live!
Join me for a discussion with Philip Goff and Bernardo Kastrup as we discuss panpsychism, analytic idealism, quantum mechanics, fine-tuning and a whole lot more!
|2020-Jul-17 • 119 minutes|
John Kubie Live!
Join me for a discussion with john Kubie, a cognitive neuroscientist at SUNY Downstate
|2020-Jun-19 • 131 minutes|
Hakwan Lau Live!
Join me for a discussion with Hakwan Lau
|2020-Jun-17 • 127 minutes|
Claudia Passos-Ferreira Live!
Join me for a discussion with Claudia Passos-Ferreira, a visiting assistant professor at NYU’s Center for Bioethics, as we discuss infant consciousness
|2020-May-28 • 136 minutes|
Alex Kiefer and Pete Mandik Live!
Join me for a discussion with Alex Kiefer, a Lecturer at Monash University, and Pete Mandik, a professor at William Patterson University, as we discuss predictive coding, mental representation, the Free Energy Principle, and a lot more! Alex’s website Pete’s website
|2020-May-23 • 113 minutes|
Jennifer Corns Live!
Join me for a discussion about pain eliminativism with Jennifer Corns, lecturer in philosophy at the University of Glasgow Jennifer’s book The Complex Reality of Pain
|2020-May-19 • 113 minutes|
Geoffrey Lee Live!
Join me for a discussion with Geoffrey Lee, an Associate Professor of Philosophy at UC Berkeley, as we discuss his case for deflationary pluralism. Geoff’s website
|2020-Apr-29 • 152 minutes|
Benji Kozuch Live!
Join me for a discussion with Benjamin Kozuch, an Assistant Professor in the University of Alabama Philosophy Department, as we discuss his arguments against higher-order theories of consciousness and a whole lot more Benji’s website: https://wetware.ua.edu
|2020-Apr-24 • 140 minutes|
James Dow Live!
Join me for a discussion with James Dow, a professor at Hendrix College, as we discuss the intersection of aesthetics and environmental ethics plus a whole lot more! Thisness (James’ band) James’ website: http://jamesmdow.com
|2020-Apr-14 • 93 minutes|
Joseph LeDoux and David Rosenthal Live!
Join me for a discussion with Joseph LeDoux and David Rosenthal as we discuss the involvement of the self in conscious experience, higher-order theories of consciousness and a lot more
|2020-Apr-09 • 91 minutes|
Georg Northoff Live!
Join me for a discussion with Georg Northoff, Georg’s website: http://www.georgnorthoff.com The Spontaneous Brain Minding the Brain: A guide to Philosophy and Neuroscience
|2020-Apr-09 • 133 minutes|
David Pitt Live!
Join me for a discussion with David Pitt, a philosopher at California State University Los Angeles, as we discuss conceptual phenomenology, knowledge by acquaintance, and a lot more
|2020-Apr-06 • 164 minutes|
Pete Mandik Live!
Join me for a discussion with Pete Mandik, a professor of philosophy at William Patterson university
|2020-Mar-31 • 120 minutes|
David Papineau Live!
Join me for a discussion with David Papineau, a professor of philosophy at King’s College London and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York as we discuss physicalism, casual closure, representationalism, and panpsychism.
|2020-Mar-26 • 130 minutes|
Bryce Huebner Live!
Join me for a discussion with Bryce Huebner, Provost’s Distinguished Associate Professor in the Department of Philosophy at Georgetown University, as we discuss embodied cognition, consciousness, meditation, Yogācāra, and a lot more!
|2020-Mar-18 • 149 minutes|
David Chalmers Live!
Join me for a discussion with David Chalmers, University Professor of Philosophy and Neural Science and co-director of the Center for Mind, Brain, and Consciousness at New York University.
|2020-Mar-17 • 95 minutes|
Tony Ro Live!
Join me for a discussion with Tony Ro, Presidential Professor of Psychology and Biology and director of the M.S. Program in Cognitive Neuroscience at The Graduate Center of the City University of New York Tony’s Lab: https://rolab.ws.gc.cuny.edu/tro/
|2019-Nov-16 • 85 minutes|
Carolyn Dicey Jennings Live!
Join me for a discussion with Carolyn Dicey Jennings, an associate professor of philosophy and cognitive science at UC Merced, as we discuss themes from her upcoming book The Attending Mind. Carolyn’s website The Attending Mind
|2019-Nov-14 • 102 minutes|
Philip Goff Live!
Join me for another discussion with Philip Goff, a consciousness researcher at Durham University. This time we discuss themes from his new book Galileo’s Error Galileo’s Error on Amazon Philip’s website Philip’s blog
|2019-Oct-16 • 115 minutes|
Bernardo Kastrup Live!
Join me for a discussion with Bernardo Kastrup, an independent philosopher who holds a Ph.D. in philosophy (ontology, philosophy of mind) and another Ph.D. in computer engineering (reconfigurable computing, artificial intelligence), as we discuss his argument against physicalism and his version of Objective Idealism. Bernardo’s website Windt & Metzinger paper on metacognition in dreaming
|2019-Oct-12 • 100 minutes|
Susan Schneider Live!
Join me for a discussion with Susan Schneider, NASA-Baruch Blumberg Chair, Library of Congress and NASA, Distinguished Scholar Chair, Library of Congress (2019), Director, AI, Mind and Society (“AIMS”) Group, The University of Connecticut, and Associate Professor of Philosophy and Cognitive Science, University of Connecticut, as we discuss her new book Artificial You -AI and the Future of … Continue reading Susan Schneider Live!
|2019-Oct-09 • 139 minutes|
Keith Frankish and Philip Goff Live!
Join me for a discussion with Keith Frankish and Philip Goff as we discuss all things Illusionism
|2019-Oct-09 • 77 minutes|
Axel Cleermans Live!
Join me for a discussion with Axel Cleermans, a professor of cognitive psychology, as we discuss his radical plasticity theory of consciousness Axel’s website [unfortunately I accidentally deleted the video of our discussion]
|2019-Oct-09 • 123 minutes|
Stephen Fleming Live!
Join me for a discussion with Steve Fleming, a cognitive neuroscientist and psychologist at the University College London, as we discuss science communication, different notions of metacognition, metacognition in animals and humans, levels of consciousness, the status of cognitive neuroscience, the use of reports in consciousness science, Steve’s model of awareness as inference in a … Continue reading Stephen Fleming Live!
|2019-Oct-09 • 124 minutes|
Joshua Tan Live!
Join me for a discussion with Joshua Tan, an astronomer at LaGuardia and based at the Museum of Natural History, as we discuss life in the universe, quantum mechanics, and consciousness
|2019-Oct-09 • 133 minutes|
Matthias Michel Live!
Join me for a discussion with Matthias Michel, currently a postdoctoral associate at New York University, as we discuss the history of consciousness science, phenomenological overflow, optimism v. pessimism about the detection of consciousness, the relation of attention and consciousness, underdetermination of theory by evidence, the role of prefrontal cortex in consciousness, the reputation of … Continue reading Matthias Michel Live!
|2019-Oct-08 • 132 minutes|
Ruth Millikan Live!
Join me for a discussion with Ruth Millikan, a self-professed retired philosopher who is still writing (in addition she has won the Schock Prize, The Jean Nicod prize, the Rescher prize, and has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences), as we discuss her theory of perception as interpretation of signs, Swamp … Continue reading Ruth Millikan Live!
|2019-Oct-06 • 139 minutes|
Keith Frankish Live!
Join me for a discussion with Keith Frankish, an Honorary Reader at the University of Sheffield, UK, a Visiting Research Fellow with The Open University, UK (where I was formerly a Senior Lecturer), and an Adjunct Professor with the Brain and Mind Programme at the University of Crete, as we discuss dual process theory, the nature of … Continue reading Keith Frankish Live!
|2019-Oct-05 • 149 minutes|
Michael Silberstein Live!
Join me for a discussion with Michael Silberstein, a professor at Elizabethtown College, as we discuss relativity theory, quantum mechanics, the relational block world, ontological structural realism, the ‘science first’ approach to ontology, string theory, the principle of sufficient reason, the multiverse, dark matter, subjectivity, the neutrality of Neutral Monism, panpsychism, Russellian Monism, the hard … Continue reading Michael Silberstein Live!
|2019-Oct-05 • 131 minutes|
R. Scott Bakker Live!
Join me for a discussion with R. Scott Bakker, an author and independent philosopher, as we discuss concepts of consciousness, his Blind Brain theory of consciousness, eliminativism and illusionism, folk psychology, the intentional stance, Transhumanism, neural enhancement, Fermi’s Paradox, Greg Carrusso’s Public Health Model of criminal justice, and the semantic apocalypse. Scott’s website Scott’s blog
|2019-Oct-04 • 94 minutes|
Monica Gagliano Live!
Join me for a discussion with Monica Gagliano, a Research Associate Professor in Evolutionary Ecology, Adjunct Senior Research Fellow at the University of Western Australia, Research Affiliate at the Sydney Environment Institute, University of Sydney & Senior Research Fellow at the Biological Intelligence (BI) Lab, University of Sydney, as we discuss her work on plant cognition, plant intelligence, and the possibility of plant … Continue reading Monica Gagliano Live!
|2019-Oct-04 • 102 minutes|
Romina Padró Live!
Do you ever get tired of talking explicitly about consciousness? Join me for a discussion with Romina Padró, director of the Kripke Center at the Graduate Center of CUNY, as we discuss the epistemology of logic and the adoption problem -the question of whether we are able to consciously adopt an ‘alternative’ system of logic. … Continue reading Romina Padró Live!
|2019-Oct-04 • 87 minutes|
Michael Rodriguez Live!
Join me for a discussion with Michael Rodriguez, an artist at Laguardia Community College, as we discuss all things art. *note* the audio for this one was recorded on my desktop microphone and so is not the greatest, sorry! -but the video has lots of art in it :)* Michael’s website
|2019-Oct-03 • 114 minutes|
Miguel Ángel Sebastián Live!
Join me for a discussion with Miguel Sebastian, a philosopher working as Associate Research Fellow at the Instituto de Investigaciones Filosóficas at the UNAM, as we discuss first-person representations, unconscious perception, taxonomizing representational theories of consciousness, the phenomenology of the self, regress problems for higher-order theories, teleosemantics, zombies, 2D semantics, phenomenal concepts, quantum mechanics, the … Continue reading Miguel Ángel Sebastián Live!
|2019-Oct-01 • 102 minutes|
Javier Gomez-Lavin Live!
Join me for a discussion with Javier Gomez-Lavin, a Provost Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Pennsylvania, working in the Department of Philosophy with Lisa Miracchi and the MIRA group, as we discuss consciousness and working memory. Javier’s website: https://jgomezlavin.com
|2019-Sep-29 • 81 minutes|
Wayne Wu Live!
Join me for a discussion with Wayne Wu, an associate professor in, and associate director of, The Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition, Carnegie Mellon University, as we discuss attention, action, consciousness, phenomenal overflow, and introspection. Wayne’s webpage: https://philpeople.org/profiles/wayne-wu Boxtel, Tsuchiya, Koch Opposing effects of consciousness and attention: http://www.pnas.org/content/107/19/8883
|2019-Sep-28 • 92 minutes|
Jumana Yahya Live!
Join me for a discussion with Jumana Yahya, a PhD Candidate at the University of Osnabruck in the Institute of Cognitive Science, and a LaGuardia Alumnus, as we discuss situated cognition, self-control, emotion, motivation, addiction, and free will.
|2019-Sep-24 • 107 minutes|
Jorge Morales Live!
Join me for a discussion with Jorge Morales, a philosopher and cognitive scientist currently at Johns Hopkins university, as we discuss mental strength -the felt intensity of our phenomenology-, pain asymbolia, dental fear, introspection, signal detection theory, attention, and the neural correlates of consciousness. Jorge’s website
|2019-Sep-18 • 129 minutes|
Carlos Montemayor Live!
Join me for a discussion with Carlos Montemayor, a philosopher at San Francisco State University whose research focuses on the intersection between philosophy of mind, epistemology and cognitive science, as we discuss consciousness, memory, the experience of time passing, attention, and artificial consciousness. Carlos’ website Christopher Mole’s review of Carlos’ book On the Evolution of … Continue reading Carlos Montemayor Live!
|2019-Sep-15 • 121 minutes|
Philip Goff Live!
Join me for a discussion with Philip Goff, a philosopher and consciousness researcher at Durham University, UK, as we discuss physicalism, panpsychism, and cosmopsychism Philip’s website Philip’s blog Richard Dawid paper Daniel Stoljar’s review of Philip’s book
|2019-Sep-13 • 126 minutes|
Masafumi Oizumi and Hakwan Lau Live!
Join me for a discussion with Masafumi Oizumi, a theoretical neuroscientist at the University of Tokyo, and Hakwan Lau, a cognitive neuroscientist at UCLA, as we discuss the Integrated Information Theory, Global Workspace Theory, and Higher-Order theories of consciousness Oizumi on Twitter: @oizumim Hakwan on Twitter: @hakwanlau Oizumi’s website IIT 3.0 Hakwan’s website
|2019-Sep-09 • 92 minutes|
Dick Passingham Live!
Join me for a discussion with Dick Passignham, a “retired professor of Cognitive Neuroscience”, as we discuss brain imaging, the replication crisis in psychology, the function of the prefrontal cortex, and, of course, consciousness. Notes and links Passingham on Twitter: @dick_retired Books by Passingham Review of The Phenomenon of Man DeepMind paper
|2019-Sep-08 • 61 minutes|
Hakwan Lau Live!
Join me for a discussion with Hakwan Lau, a cognitive neuroscientist at UCLA, as we discuss the Integrated Information Theory of consciousness and differences between the ASSC and Tucson conferences Hakwan’s lab at UCLA Hakwan’s blog Hakwan on guitar