Café Scientifique: Thoughts about Thinking

6 May 2008

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Cost of entry

£5.00/ £3.50 concs

The Photographers' Gallery

London, United Kingdom


Travel Information

  • Just off Oxford Street so accessible by bus services to Oxford Street and a 2 minute walk from Oxford Circus Tube Station.

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What does it mean to be conscious, and how does this profoundly abstract experience arise from the fleshy brain?
The question of consciousness is one of the oldest in human history, a subject of debate for Plato and for Descartes, and the ultimate frontier in modern brain sciences. Have we made any progress over the millennia? Or has the question itself changed?


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