What is consciousness? Are we free in our actions? What is it like to be a zombie? - The world's largest philosophers offer answers to these and other questions in public lectures arranged by the Center. Such recognized experts as Daniel Dennet, David Chalmers, Patricia Churchland, Derk Pereboom, Jesse Prinz, Nicholas Humphrey, John Fisher, John Searl, Timothy Williamson, Daniel Stoljar have already delivered lectures at the faculty of philosophy of Moscow State University. The lectures are posted here on our YouTube channel.
Interviews with philosophers and scientists known for their research in the field of consciousness studies, metaphysics, free will and moral responsibility. Among them are Chalmers, Dennett, Searle and many others. All interviews are collected here on our YouTube channel.
At the invitation of the Center the distinguished experts in the field of the consciousness problems and free will come to Moscow. Among them – David Chalmers, Daniel Dennett, John Searle, Timothy Williamson, Patricia Churchland, Nicholas Humphrey, Derk Pereboom, Stuart Hameroff, Daniel Stoljar, and others. They are participating in research seminars, giving lectures, and interviews.
Summer Schools of MCCS is a format of intensive lectures and seminars with the participation of the most distinguished world experts in the fields of problems of consciousness, free will, and moral responsibility, personal identity. For the first time, the summer school was held in 2014 under the leadership of Professor John Fisher and was devoted to the problems of free will and moral responsibility. Another school "Free Will and Consciousness" was held in 2016 under the leadership of Professor Derk Perebum in Riga. The last summer school "Personal Identity" was held in 2018 under the leadership of professor Richard Swinburne in Malta.