In March of this year, Shaun Nichols delivered the 2015 Wellcome & Loebel Lecture in Neuroethics at the University of Oxford on questions of the self. You can listen to the lecture online here. For a commentary continue reading the blog post below.
“Nichols presented a range of intriguing empirical data on how our view of the self affects our attitudes. The common view about the self is that it is something that persists through our lives. The self is an essential part of us that remains the same from childhood to adulthood. However some views in philosophy and religion see the self as something much less permanent.” Read on here.