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Conversations about Dr. McGilchrist's work on the brain hemispheres, and the implications for arts, sciences, philosophy, the Sacred, and the potential for a new Renaissance of wisdom and beauty.

McGilchrist & A New Renaissance Richard Emerson

    • Society & Culture
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Conversations about Dr. McGilchrist's work on the brain hemispheres, and the implications for arts, sciences, philosophy, the Sacred, and the potential for a new Renaissance of wisdom and beauty.

    #5 - Sean Eckmann. Greek and Roman Epics, and the Personal Journey.

    #5 - Sean Eckmann. Greek and Roman Epics, and the Personal Journey.

    This is cross-posted with our Ancient World Podcast!
    A new conversation with Sean Eckmann from Mythos & Logos, where we're looking at the role of emotion, passion, and intervention of the metaphorical Gods in the Ancient Epics of the Illiad, Odyssey and Virgil's Aeneid.
    Sean's youtube channel is here: mythosandlogos.net - and the first of his three videos on these great epics is coming out in a few weeks.
    Enjoy!

    • 51 min
    #4 - Chris Brown. The Infinite Universe, Gravity, Edwin Hubble and Jim Webb Telescope.

    #4 - Chris Brown. The Infinite Universe, Gravity, Edwin Hubble and Jim Webb Telescope.

    Cross-posting from our Cosmology & Science Podcast:
    A new conversation with independent researcher and Cosmologist Chris Brown - about Surface Brightness on distant galaxies, Hubble's reservations about the redshift, the deeper nature of mass, space, time and gravity, and ideas about new discoveries in Cosmology and the recent launch of the Jim Webb Telescope.
    Enjoy!
    Chris' book is here: https://www.amazon.com/Astrophysics..
    And his website here: https://theuniverseisnotexpanding.com


    The sound quality unfortunately takes a dip around 46 mins, but mostly recovers from 53 minutes. Our apologies!

    • 1 hr 37 min
    #3 - Ian Glendinning. Science and the Beyond.

    #3 - Ian Glendinning. Science and the Beyond.

    In this episode we are looking at how Science is slowly changing.
    We'll be talking with Cybernetics Expert and Philosopher Ian Glendinning about science, emergence, Robert Pirsig's "Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance", combining arts & sciences, the nature of the brain hemispheres, and Iain McGilchrist's "The Matter with Things".
    One of the main threads will be the balance between science and what lies beyond, and how this might be reflected in deep ontology and the architecture of our brains.
    Ian Glendinning's blog/website is here: psybertron.org
    Music Credit: "Piano Jazz" from Bensound.com.

    • 1 hr 7 min
    #2 - Adam Bishop. Mythology & Languages.

    #2 - Adam Bishop. Mythology & Languages.

    Our guest today is Adam Bishop, who recently started his Linguistics Studies at the Truman State University in Missouri, and who is the host of the podcast "Unlimited Opinions" with his dad, Mark Bishop.
    We'll talk about mythology, philosophy, life at the University, the nature of languages, J.R.R. Tolkien's creation story in the Silmarillion, and how the Ancient World is present and relevant today.
    Adam's Podcast is here: https://www.buzzsprout.com/1505731
    Music Credit: "Piano Jazz" from Bensound.com.

    • 55 min
    The Sacred, and Richard Dawkins.

    The Sacred, and Richard Dawkins.

    Thoughts on the Sacred vs. a purely mechanistic world view, and how Richard Dawkins has changed over the years.
    This is a short excerpt from episode 1, with Dr. James Willis.

    • 3 min
    On "The Matter With Things", and Iain McGilchrist.

    On "The Matter With Things", and Iain McGilchrist.

    Thoughts on the structure of "The Matter with Things", and how it uses the Left Hemisphere to show the boundaries and limitations of - the Left Hemisphere.
    This is a short excerpt from episode 1, with Dr. James Willis.

    • 5 min

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