Julian Baggini:
Is there a real you?

TEDxYouth@Manchester · 11:59 · Filmed Nov 2011
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What makes you, you? Is it how you think of yourself, how others think of you, or something else entirely? In this talk, Julian Baggini draws from philosophy and neuroscience to give a surprising answer. (Filmed at TEDxYouth@Manchester.)

Julian Baggini is a journalist and philosopher who studies the complexities of personal identity. He is the editor-in-chief of the Philosophers' Magazine. Full bio
This talk was presented to a local audience at TEDxYouth@Manchester, an independent event. TED editors featured it among our selections on the home page.



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