T. S. Eliot: The Lovesong of J Alfred Prufrock


Recorded 19 July 2017

W. H. Auden: Musée des Beaux Arts


Recorded 7 July 2017.
W. H. Auden (1907-73)

Wilfrid Wilson Gibson: Flannan Isle


Recorded 6 July 2017

W. H Auden: In Memory of W. B. Yeats


Recorded 18 July 2017
W. H. Auden (1907-73)

Robert Frost: Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening


Recorded 6 July 2017

Siegfried Sassoon: Memorial Tablet

Recorded 26 November 2014

Philosophy Bites interview on conscious thought

In 2016 I recorded another interview for Philosophy Bites, the popular philosophy podcast series produced by Nigel Warburton and David Edmonds. The subject this time was conscious thought, and the podcast was part of the Mind Bites series, which Nigel and David produced for Nicholas Shea’s AHRC-funded research project, Meaning for the Brain and Meaning for the Person. You can listen to the interview below, and you can discuss it on the project site.

Meaningoflife.tv interview with Robert Wright

In October 2016 Robert Wright (Bloggingheads.tv, The Evolution of God, Nonzero) interviewed me for The Wright Show on meaningoflife.tv. We talked about my views on consciousness and related topics. Here is the full video, with timings for some sections within it.

02:15 Consciousness as an illusion
10:02 How would a belief look in the brain?
23:07 Two kinds of dualism
29:49 What if you and I see blue differently?
38:34 Is it like something to be Keith Frankish?
01:05:37 Why thinking about consciousness is so hard

The meaningoflife.tv page for the interview, with associated comment thread.

Philosophy Bites interview on qualia

In September 2014 Nigel Warburton recorded this interview with me for the Philosophy Bites podcast series. We discussed my views about qualia and the hard problem of consciousness.

Interview in Greenland

The Moscow Center for Consciousness Studies recorded this interview with me during the conference on Problems of Consciousness and Free Will in Analytic Philosophy, held in Greenland from 12 to 19 June 2014. (The ship in the background is the three-mast schooner Rembrandt van Rijn, on which the conference was held.)