How to Define Consciousness?
Known for centuries as “the difficult problem,” the question of how to define consciousness has troubled philosophers for generations. Here, leading intellectuals from varying disciplines discuss how best to define this very human of concepts. It becomes evident that, while consciousness is almost certainly a product of the human mind, no one has a complete grasp on the problems this complex term represents.
This program is part of The Big Idea Series, made possible with support from the John Templeton Foundation.
Image courtesy of S.H. Photography; Recorded June 2010; Posted October 2010