If you were asked to close your eyes and picture your mind to yourself, what would it look like? Like a theatre, a factory, a machine? Psychiatrist, lecturer and artist Rhys Bevan Jones offered the audience at last night’s Cardiff Philosophy Cafe a survey of the history of representations of the mind – taking in [...]
This is the second of three posts on the relationship between mind and brain, which is being tackled again in this month’s Cafe. The first of these posts is here.
Image via Wikipedia Tomorrow night (21 September), at The Gate from 7.30pm, with discussion led by Jean Jacques Hodge. Are we, increasingly, “common-sense materialists” when it comes to the mind? Do we tend to agree with statements such as “the mind is the brain”, and to accept, for example, that neuroscience can tell us more [...]