Discussion with Philip Pullman

Philip Pullman and I had a public discussion on consciousness, panpsychism, and the philosophy of His Dark Materials at Blackwell's bookshop in Oxford.

Royal Institute of Philosophy Annual Debate

I was honoured to participate in the 2022 annual Royal Society of Philosophy debate, together with Anil Seth, Louise Antony, Maja Spener.

Do we still need philosophy?

This was hilarious! Panel discussion with Julian Baggini, Philip Goff, Peter Atkins and Güneş Taylor at the How the Light Gets In festival of ideas. The hilarity was mainly due to Peter’s good humoured philosophy bashing.

Does Knowledge Require Faith?

This is a panel debate/discussion I had with Carlo Rovelli, Philip Goff, George Ellis and Shami Chakrabarti.

AI Summit

This was a panel discussion of AI and consciousness, held in Stockholm and hosted by Sana Labs.

The Mystery of Consciousness

This was a debate/discussion I had in my home town of Liverpool with philosopher Laura Gow, neuroscientist Anil Seth, and former archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams.

Unravelling the Mind

This was a fantastic night debating to a packed audience in New York. Fellow panelists Rebecca Goldstein and Ned Block.

God or a Conscious Universe?

In this discussion with leading theologian Josh Rasmussen, I argue that a conscious universe is more likely than the traditional God. Josh is such an open-minded and interesting thinker. It was great to chat to him.

Does Consciousness Point to God?

This is a debate I had recently with Christian neuroscientist Sharon Dirckx (actually, we only debate God in the last 10 mins).