Dr. Philip Goff is a philosopher of consciousness at Durham Univercity and author of Galileo's Error: Foundations for a New Science of Consciousness.
This week’s podcast is all about Panpsychism! I spoke with philosopher Dr. Philip Goff, who teaches at Durham University who specialises in this area of research.Philip the author of Consciousness and Fundamental Reality and Galileo’s Error and has published more than forty academic papers. His writing has also appeared in many newspapers and magazines, including The Guardian, The Times Literary Supplement, and Philosophy Now. Panpsychism argues that traditional approaches of materialism (consciousness can be explained in terms of physical processes in the brain) and dualism (consciousness is separate from the body and brain) face insuperable difficulties. In this podcast we discuss this idea more in depth an the implications it might have on scientific study and the way we relate to the world as a whole! Enjoy!If you’d like learn more, check out Dr. Philip Goff’s book below:UK version: https://www.penguin.co.uk/books/111/1117019/galileo-s-error/9781846046018.htmlUS version: https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/599229/galileos-error-by-philip-goff/Twitter: @philip_goffWebsite: www.philipgoffphilosophy.comBlog: www.conscienceandconsciousness.com  
Philip Goff discusses some of Galileo's insights into the nature of matter. He then goes on to discuss his own view about consciousness, panpsychism. Goff believes that matter is conscious at some level. 
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Philip Goff is a philosopher, author, and consciousness researcher at Durham University, UK. In this podcast, we talk about the hard problem of consciousness, panpsychism, and his new book Galileo's Error: Foundations for a New Science of Consciousness. This episode is sponsored by Skillshare. Go to http://skillshare.com/astral to get TWO MONTHS of unlimited classes for FREE! Now Is the Way is now available. Check the audiobook, hardcover, and kindle here! BINAURAL BEATS FOR DEEP WORK and GUIDED MEDITATIONS are available now! Use the code ASTRAL for 15% off! Please rate The Astral Hustle on iTunes. It helps bring more guests you’d like to hear ★★★★★ Sign up for Fresh thoughts, meditation tips, dope books, and more. Join me on Patreon for monthly guided meditations, Q&As, binaural beats, and handwritten secret knowledge! Connect with Cory: Home: http://www.cory-allen.com IG: https://www.instagram.com/heycoryallen Twitter: https://twitter.com/HeyCoryAllen Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/HeyCoryAllen © CORY ALLEN 2019
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