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Are we hallucinating ourselves? | Anil Seth
Anil Seth puts forward a radical new theory of consciousness and the self.
The big ideas we choose to believe in | Dallas Campbell
Dallas Campbell shares his insight as an "outsider" in the world of science.
Does language make us uniquely human? | Ray Tallis, Joanna Kavenna and Jennifer Ackerman
Ray Tallis, Joanna Kavenna and Jennifer Ackerman debate the uniqueness of human language.
Are we moral hypocrites? | Julian Baggini, David Chandler, Ece Temelkuran
Julian Baggini, David Chandler and Ece Temelkuran debate whether strict moral codes always lead to immoral acts.
Playing with fire | Beverly Taylor, Ella Whelan and Lawrence Phillips
Beverly Taylor, Ella Whelan and Lawrence Phillips debate safety and risk in the context of a pandemic.
Was Max Planck right about consciousness? | Patricia Churchland, Brian Greene, Amanda Gefter and Laura Mersini-Houghton
Patricia Churchland, Brian Greene, Laura Mersini-Houghton and Amanda Gefter discuss whether Max Planck was right in asserting that "matter is derivative from consciousness."