Do Brains Make Minds?
Modern brain research has given humankind a deeper understanding of how humans sense, think and feel. Yet, while the topic has enticed philosophers for centuries, the debate's still out as to whether modern science has gotten any farther in understanding the brain, mind and body connection. Today's expert panelists talk about the connection between the gray matter called a brain, the thoughts we think, the mind-body connection, and whether there's something more to the human mind than what resides in the brain. Joining host Robert Lawrence Kuhn are neuropsychologist Barry Beyerstein; philosopher of mind David Chalmers; anthropologist and parapsychologist Marilyn Schlitz; philosopher of mind John Searle; and theoretical physicist Fred Alan Wolf.
Beyer Beyerstein studied perception & consciousness, drugs/brain; skeptic (ESP, NDE,...
Marilyn Schlitz works on consciousness, transformations, extended capacities, mind body...
John Searle contributed to philosophy of language, philosophy of mind, social philosophy