Professor Anil Seth

Book Shambles

Anil Seth has been researching consciousness for over twenty years and now he’s released his first book on the subject, Being You. He joins Robin and Josie to talk about the book and what we do and don’t know about consciousness. Are trees consciousness? What is panpsychism? Are there levels of consciousness? Why do some people see the letter B as purple? And now that he’s finished writing a book what fiction can he escape into?

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Reading List

Books recommended this week include:

Being You by Anil Seth

Transcendence by Gaia Vince

Entangled Life by Merlin Sheldrake

Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro

Helgoland by Carlo Rovelli

Through Two Doors at Once by Anil Ananthaswamy

What is Real? by Adam Becker

Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro

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