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David Chalmers:
How do you explain consciousness?

TED2014 · 18:37 · Filmed Mar 2014
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David Chalmers: How do you explain consciousness?
18:37 · Filmed March 2014 at TED2014 · Subtitles available in 21 languages

Our consciousness is a fundamental aspect of our existence, says philosopher David Chalmers: “There’s nothing we know about more directly…. but at the same time it’s the most mysterious phenomenon in the universe.” He shares some ways to think about the movie playing in our heads.

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In his work, David Chalmers explores the “hard problem of consciousness" — the quest to explain our subjective experience. Full bio
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