The Philosophy of gray matter

12 August, 2022

Neuroscientists on the philosophical podcast. We talk about consciousness, pain, mind reading and identity problems between a person and her brain.

Mikhail Lebedev, Professor, PhD, Director of the Vladimir Zelman Skoltech Center for Neurobiology and Brain Rehabilitation
Daria Kleeva, research intern: Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience / HSE Center for Bioelectric Interfaces.

Moderator: Anton Kuznetsov, Ph.D. in Philology, research associate of the Center for Consciousness Studies at the Faculty of Philosophy of Moscow State University


00:00 - Introduction
01:05 - Neuroimaging 
03:50 - Satisfaction of self-interest at public expense 
05:41 - Is Mikhail Lebedev the brain of Mikhail Lebedev?
08:51 - Is the pain state a brain condition? On the identity of consciousness and brain
15:36 - How to move from correlation to identity?
23:09 - Neuroscientists and materialism
29:49 - Soviet neuroscientists as spontaneous dialectical materialists
32:25 - Mind reading 32:55 lag
45:45 - Summary from Mary

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