22 episodes

Is space just another name for nothing? What is time and how does it relate to space? Will we ever understand the relationship between consciousness and the physical brain? Welcome to the world of The Open University’s Professor Russell Stannard where the big mysteries of the universe are made comprehensible and any possibility is considered in the name of science.

This material is supported by a grant from the John Templeton Foundation.

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Is space just another name for nothing? What is time and how does it relate to space? Will we ever understand the relationship between consciousness and the physical brain? Welcome to the world of The Open University’s Professor Russell Stannard where the big mysteries of the universe are made comprehensible and any possibility is considered in the name of science.

This material is supported by a grant from the John Templeton Foundation.

    Space, Time and Consciousness

    Space, Time and Consciousness

    A short introduction to this album

    • 41 sec
    Transcript -- Space, Time and Consciousness

    Transcript -- Space, Time and Consciousness

    A short introduction to this album

    • video
    Consciousness and the Limits of Science

    Consciousness and the Limits of Science

    Professor Russell Stannard asks how can we ever understand the relationship between consciousness and the physical brain.

    • 11 min
    Transcript -- Consciousness and the Limits of Science

    Transcript -- Consciousness and the Limits of Science

    Professor Russell Stannard asks how can we ever understand the relationship between consciousness and the physical brain.

    • video
    Free Will and Determinism

    Free Will and Determinism

    All day long we have to make choices. Professor Russell Stannard asks if were really free to choose.

    • 7 min
    Transcript -- Free Will and Determinism

    Transcript -- Free Will and Determinism

    All day long we have to make choices. Professor Russell Stannard asks if were really free to choose.

Customer Reviews

4.1 out of 5
32 Ratings

32 Ratings

James Elsmore ,

This is how teaching should be.

Great examples and a fun environment makes you keep coming back to watch.

JohnBurn ,

No answers, just greater understanding on the questions.

Great job of making me thunk, darn you! Lol great program though! Jolly good!

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Fantastically Made

Very satisfying answers to the classic questions everyone asks at least once in their lifetime.

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