Consciousness on Stage

Tom Stoppard’s first new play in nine years has just hit the British stage. It’s called “The Hard Problem,” and – among other things – wrestles with questions about the nature of consciousness. The title comes from philosopher David Chalmer’s famous distinction between the “hard” and “easy” problems of consciousness. Here’s our interview with Chalmers...

David Chalmers

David Chalmers, the Hard Problem of Consciousness

Philosopher David Chalmers is famous for outlining the "hard problem of consciousness."  He says the materialist framework of science will never be able to explain subjective experience. 

You can listen to the EXTENDED interview - and find the transcript - here.

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