Christof Koch: why you can’t squeeze consciousness out of a brain

This is a really fun conversation with one of the most influential living scientist. Dr. Christof Koch is neuroscientist pioneering th the neural bases of consciousness. He is the president and chief scientist of the Allen Institute for Brain Science in Seattle. In this conversation we … Read more about Christof Koch: why you can’t squeeze consciousness out of a brain

Godehard Brüntrup: Emergent Panpsychism & Process Theology

Dr. Godehard Brüntrup is a German philosopher, Jesuit, and professor of philosophy at the Munich University of Philosophy with a focus on metaphysics , philosophy of mind and philosophy of language. I was beyond thrilled to talk with Dr. Brüntrup. He is not only a leading philosopher in Germany, … Read more about Godehard Brüntrup: Emergent Panpsychism & Process Theology

Christopher Southgate: Suffering, Trauma, and the Glory of God

Dr. Christopher Southgate is a biochemist turned influential theologian...who just happens to be a well published poet.  (Read this powerful one... when it is safe to cry). Southgate is a Professor at Exeter University in the UK and part of the 'God and the Book of Nature' project I am working on. … Read more about Christopher Southgate: Suffering, Trauma, and the Glory of God

Philip Goff: From Panpsychism to Religious Fictionalism

I am super pumped to have Philip Goff on the podcast and give a gigantic endorsement of his new book Galileo's Error: foundations for a new science of consciousness - now available in print, digital, and AUDIO. Goff is a leading philosopher of mind and advocate for a panpsychist account of mind. … Read more about Philip Goff: From Panpsychism to Religious Fictionalism

Justin Barrett: This is Your Brain on God – Cognitive Science and the Naturalness of Belief

Justin L. Barrett joined the School of Psychology in 2011 as Thrive Professor of Developmental Science and served as director of the Thrive Center for Human Development from 2011 to 2014. He is currently the chief project developer for the Office for Science, Theology, and Religion Initiatives … Read more about Justin Barrett: This is Your Brain on God – Cognitive Science and the Naturalness of Belief

Jonathan Jong: Religion, Culture, and Your Impending Death

Dr. Jonathan Jong is a Research Fellow at Coventry University, and Deputy Director of the Brain, Belief and Behaviour group there. He is also a Senior Researcher at the Institute for Cognitive and Evolutionary Anthropology, University of Oxford. Most of his current research is on the psychology of … Read more about Jonathan Jong: Religion, Culture, and Your Impending Death

David Wilkinson: an astrophysicist talks science & religion

David Wilkinson is Principal of St John’s College and lecturer in the Department of Theology and Religion. He holds PhDs in both theoretical astrophysics and systematic theology. Before turning to theology his research was in theoretical astrophysics, where he studied star formation, the chemical … Read more about David Wilkinson: an astrophysicist talks science & religion

Sarah Lane Ritchie: an Integrated Physicality and the Sacred

Get ready for a bunch of nerdy fun. Sarah Lane Ritchie is Lecturer in Theology and Science at the University of Edinburgh. She has a PhD in Science and Religion from the University of Edinburgh, where her doctoral work focused on the question of divine action in the human mind. A Michigander by … Read more about Sarah Lane Ritchie: an Integrated Physicality and the Sacred

Kenneth R. Miller: How we Evolved to have Reason, Consciousness, and Free Will

I am pumped to share this episode with you. For a long time I have enjoyed the work of biologist Kenneth R. Miller and over the course of this conversation we cover a number of topics which include... How the poetry of Thomas Merton help bring Ken back to faith His role in the debates … Read more about Kenneth R. Miller: How we Evolved to have Reason, Consciousness, and Free Will

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