Audio/Video Bundle: Why is Consciousness so Mysterious? + Meaning: Exploring the Big Questions of the Cosmos with the Vatican's Top Astronomer - 7 Discs Total

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Audio/Video Bundle: Why is Consciousness so Mysterious? + Meaning: Exploring the Big Questions of the Cosmos with the Vatican's Top Astronomer - 7 Discs Total

  • Closer to Truth
  • Vatican Observatory
2 Course Bundle: 15 Lectures (7 Discs) Including an Electronic Study Guide

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This is a special discounted price for a bundle of two programs:

Why is Consciousness so Mysterious?*
Audio CD Course by Dr. Robert Lawrence Kuhn, Ph.D.

Meaning: Exploring the Big Questions of the Cosmos with the Vatican's Top Astronomer 
Video DVD Course by Dr. Guy Consolmagno S.J., Ph.D.

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*This program does not include an Electronic Study Guide

Topic Titles
Topic Titles

 Why is Consciousness so Mysterious?

Why is Consciousness So Mysterious?

  1. Venerable Dr. Yifa, Ph.D.
  2. Susan Jane Blackmore, Ph.D.
  3. Keith Ward, FBA, D.Div.
  4. Daniel Clement Dennett, III, D.Phil.
  5. David John Chalmers, Ph.D.
  6. John Rogers Searle, D.Phil.
  7. Colin McGinn

Is Consciousness an Illusion?

  1. Nicholas Keynes Humphrey, Ph.D.
  2. Julian Baggini, Ph.D.
  3. Rebecca Newberger Goldstein, Ph.D.
  4. Galen Strawson, D.Phil.
  5. Anthony A.C. Grayling, D.Phil.
  6. Raymond Tallis, FMedSci, FRCP, FRSA

Does Consciousness Have Meaning?

  1. Ned Block, Ph.D.
  2. Marvin Lee Minsky, Ph.D.
  3. Alva Noë, Ph.D.
  4. Jaron Lanier
  5. Colin McGinn

 

Meaning: Exploring the Big Questions of the Cosmos with the Vatican's Top Astronomer
  1. Does Science Need God?
  2. Scripture or Science?
  3. Is the Big Bang Compatible with a Creator God?
  4. Does Modern Physics Prove God?
  5. Does the Anthropic Principle Prove God Exists?
  6. Are Miracles Contrary to Science?
  7. What Is Life?
  8. Would Extraterrestrials Need to Be Baptized?
  9. Why is there Natural Evil?
  10. How Do We Understand the End of the Universe?
  11. Is the Resurrection Contrary to Science?
  12. Can Science Explain Consciousness, Free Will, and the Soul?

 

About Your Presenter

Dr. Guy Consolmagno, S.J., is Director of the Vatican Observatory, a leading astronomer and meteoriticist, and a Jesuit brother. He earned undergraduate and master’s degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a Ph.D. in Planetary Science from the University of Arizona. Before entering the Jesuits in 1989, he was a postdoctoral research fellow at Harvard and MIT, served in the US Peace Corps, and taught university physics at Lafayette College. He has worked as a Vatican Observatory astronomer since 1993.

Br. Consolmagno’s research explores connections between meteorites, asteroids, and the evolution of small solar system bodies. The author of a monthly science column for The Tablet, he has written more than 200 scientific publications and a number of popular books, including Turn Left at Orion (with Dan Davis), and Would You Baptize an Extraterrestrial? (with Paul Mueller). He has also hosted science programs for BBC Radio 4, appeared in numerous documentary films, and served as chair of the American Astronomical Society’s Division for Planetary Sciences. In 2000, the small bodies nomenclature committee of the International Astronomical Union named an asteroid, 4597 Consolmagno, in recognition of his work. In...

Learn More About This Professor

Robert Lawrence Kuhn is the creator, writer, executive producer, and host of Closer To Truth—the public television series that invites leading scientists, philosophers, and creative thinkers to discuss fundamental questions of consciousness, the cosmos, and meaning.

After completing his undergraduate degree in human biology at Johns Hopkins University, Dr. Kuhn went on to earn a doctorate in Anatomy/Brain Research from the University of California, Los Angeles, and then later, a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Dr. Kuhn has published more than 30 books, including The Mystery of Existence: Why Is There Anything At All? (with John Leslie); Closer To Truth: Challenging Current Belief; Closer To Truth: Science, Meaning and the Future; How China’s Leaders Think (featuring President Xi Jinping); and The Man Who Changed China: The Life and Legacy of Jiang Zemin (China’s best-selling book in 2005).

 

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