‘The Big Questions’ series is designed to let renowned experts confront the 20 most fundamental and frequently asked questions of a major branch of science or philosophy.
In ‘The Big Questions: Mind’ the explanations behind the ‘mysteries’ of our unique minds – including how they differ from our brains and how they create our awareness – are explored.
Among the questions discussed are: How do brains come to exist? Is the mind more than the brain? What does it mean to be conscious? What is knowledge? Does the mind play tricks? What is the ‘I’ in our brain?