The mind-body problem: An anti-solution
Seeing | Philosophy
John Horgan | 2021-01-11
If the mind-body problem is at all solvable, should it ever be solved? In his presentation during Essentia Foundation’s 2020 online work conference, renowned author and science journalist John Horgan maintains that, for moral reasons, it shouldn’t.
John Horgan is a science journalist and Director of the Center for Science Writings at Stevens Institute of Technology. He writes an online column for Scientific American and produces the ‘Mind-Body Problems’ podcast for Meaningoflife.tv. His books include The End of Science, a bestseller, and Pay Attention: Sex, Death, and Science, a fictionalized, stream-of-consciousness memoir released in December of 2020.