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    • Naturwissenschaften

"To arrive at the edge of the world's knowledge, seek out the most complex and sophisticated minds, put them in a room together, and have them ask each other the questions they are asking themselves."

    Donald Hoffman - Realism Is False

    Donald Hoffman - Realism Is False

    DONALD D. HOFFMAN is a full professor of cognitive science at the University of California, Irvine. He is the author, most recently, of The Case Against Reality: Why Evolution Hid the Truth from Our Eyes. The Conversation: https://www.edge.org/conversation/donald_d_hoffman-realism-is-false

    • 1 Std. 1 Min.
    Lee Smolin - The Causal Theory of Views

    Lee Smolin - The Causal Theory of Views

    LEE SMOLIN, a theoretical physicist, is a founding and senior faculty member at the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics in Canada. His main contributions have been so far to the quantum theory of gravity, to which he has been a co-inventor and major contributor to two major directions, loop quantum gravity and deformed special relativity. He is the author, most recently, of Einstein's Unfinished Revolution. The Conversation: https://www.edge.org/conversation/lee_smolin-the-causal-theory-of-views

    • 41 Min.
    Markus Gabriel - The Paradox of Self-Consciousness [11.11.19]

    Markus Gabriel - The Paradox of Self-Consciousness [11.11.19]

    MARKUS GABRIEL, one of the founders of New Realism, holds the Chair for Epistemology, Modern and Contemporary Philosophy at the University of Bonn, where he is also Director of the International Center for Philosophy and the multidisciplinary Center for Science and Thought. He is the author of Why The World Does Not Exist. The Conversation: https://www.edge.org/conversation/markus_gabriel-the-paradox-of-self-consciousness

    • 1 Std. 20 Min.
    Seth Lloyd - Communal Intelligence [10.28.19]

    Seth Lloyd - Communal Intelligence [10.28.19]

    SETH LLOYD is a theoretical physicist at MIT; Nam P. Suh Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering; external professor at the Santa Fe Institute; and author of Programming the Universe: A Quantum Computer Scientist Takes on the Cosmos. The Conversation: https://www.edge.org/conversation/seth_lloyd-communal-intelligence

    • 42 Min.
    Patricia Churchland - The Nature of Moral Motivation

    Patricia Churchland - The Nature of Moral Motivation

    PATRICIA S. CHURCHLAND is professor emeritus of philosophy at the University of California, San Diego, and adjunct professor at the Salk Institute. Her research has centered on the interface between neuroscience and philosophy, with a current focus on the association of morality and the social brain. She is the author of Conscience: The Origins of Moral Intuition. The Conversation: https://www.edge.org/conversation/patricia_s_churchland-the-nature-of-moral-motivation

    • 40 Min.
    Robert Pollack - Rethinking Our Vision of Success [10.10.19]

    Robert Pollack - Rethinking Our Vision of Success [10.10.19]

    ROBERT POLLACK is a professor of biological sciences, and also serves as director of the University Seminars at Columbia University. He is the author of The Course of Nature, a book of drawings by the artist Amy Pollack, accompanied by his short explanatory essays. The Conversation: https://www.edge.org/conversation/robert_pollack-rethinking-our-vision-of-success

    • 32 Min.

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