Friday, August 04, 2006

Being No One: Consciousness, The Phenomenal Self, and the First-Person Perspective

Thomas Metzinger is the Director of the Philosophy Group at the Department of Philosophy at Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz. His research focuses on philosophy of mind, especially on consciousness and the nature of the self. In this lecture he develops a representationalist theory of phenomenal self-consciousness. A Foerster Lectures on the Immortality of the Soul presented by the UC Berkeley Graudate Council. Series: "Foerster Lectures on the Immortality of the Soul" [Humanities]

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