Philip Goff – Panpsychism and Free Will

Event Date: 3 February 2020
Room 22/26
Senate House
University of London
Malet St
London WC1E 7HU

The Aristotelian Society presents:

Professor Philip Goff (Durham) – Panpsychism and Free Will

Philip Goff is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Durham University. His work is focused on how to integrate consciousness into our scientific worldview, and he defends panpsychism on the grounds that it avoids the difficulties faced by the more traditional options of physicalism and dualism. He has published an academic book on this topic – Consciousness and Fundamental Reality (Oxford University Press) – as well as a book aimed at a general audience – Galileo’s Error: Foundations for a New Science of Consciousness (Rider in UK, Pantheon in US). Goff has also published in newspapers and magazines, such the Guardian, Aeon, the Times Literary Supplement and Philosophy Now. He blogs at Conscience and Consciousness and can be found on Twitter.


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