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Consciousness and Material Reality - Avshalom Elitzur

If you are interested in a deep dive into the subject of "consciousness" then watch this video.

As is often the case there is no resolution but another theory.

Avshalom Elitzur points out that "Physics" cannot consider consciousness.

It is an interesting lecture!



Consciousness and Material Reality - Avshalom Elitzur

"Physicist Avshalom Elitzur faces the existential problems posed by consciousness and blesses a baby. Would we behave in the same way if we had no consciousness? Watch the full talk at https://iai.tv/video/consciousness-an... Consciousness is widely seen as an impossible problem for materialism. Furthermore, the phenomenon of consciousness disobeys the laws of physics. Join physicist and philosopher, Avshalom C. Elitzur as he makes a radical new proposal about the relationship between consciousness and material reality.

Avshalom C. Elitzur is a Professor in the Centre for Quantum Studies at Chapman University in the United States. He is best known for his work on the Elitzur–Vaidman bomb-testing problem in quantum mechanics. 00:00 Introduction 00:12 Physics leaves no room for consciousness 02:25 Romeo's love has no impact on his behavior 03:52 When does fear become real? 05:19 Where, in evolution, does consciousness begin? 07:02 Philosophical explanations of consciousness reviewed 09:12 Avshalom blesses a baby 09:45 Non-interactionist dualism, epiphenomenalism, parallelism 12:42 Pan-psychism 13:34 The consciousness in essentialism postulate." from the video introduction




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