Vanessa Dodd The divided brain and the making and unmaking of the Western World.

NEXT MEETING ON-LINE VIA ZOOM at 7:30pm on 23rd January 2024

Psychiatrist, writer, neuroscience researcher and philosopher Iain Mc Gilchrist's  recent books have rocked the scientific and philosophical community in their redress of the imbalance in the perceptions mediated by the left and right hemispheres of the brain which have helped shape the culture of the Western world. In this talk Vanessa will be exploring the underlying philosophies on which Ian McGilchrist draws, laying out first his root philosophy of the divided brain, and then going on to consider his thinking on a range of philosophical topics, including consciousness, mind/body relationship, the antimonies, time and nature

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