Yesterday, Thu 4th Oct, Oskar MacGregor gave a University of Skövde “Popular Science Café” presentation (in Swedish) on some of the various ethical and privacy hazards of increasing digitalization. The content also did the rounds in local media (again in Swedish).
Paavo Pylkkänen has published an article in Progress in Biophysics and Molecular Biology entitled “The role of Eastern approaches in David Bohm’s scientific-philosophical odysseia“. Briefly, the article discusses Eastern philosophy’s role in the metaphysical views of famed quantum physicist David Bohm.
Four new publications to add to the list! Our professor, Antti Revonsuo, has a new monograph coming in 2018 with the scholarly publisher Routledge, Foundations of Consciousness. According to the blurb, the book “provides an essential introduction to the scientific and philosophical approaches to consciousness for students in psychology, neuroscience, cognitive science, and philosophy.” An […]
Our very own Joel Parthemore has recently completed an online seminar for the ENSO seminar series – a virtual seminar series which covers “topics on enaction, ecological psychology and related topics.”
Paavo Pylkkänen has published a chapter entitled “Quantum Theory, Active Information and the Mind-Matter Problem” in the World Scientific 2015 anthology Contextuality from Quantum Physics to Psychology. Briefly, the chapter investigates the implications of the suggestion (due to Bohm and Hiley) that a certain type of active information plays a key objective role in quantum […]
Oskar MacGregor has just published an article in the journal Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics entitled “Trivial Love.” Briefly, the article – a response piece to an earlier article by Brian D. Earp, Anders Sandberg and Julian Savulescu, entitled “The Medicalization of Love” – argues that the original article fails to assemble any particularly compelling […]
Paavo Pylkkänen has recently published an article in the journal Progress in Biophysics and Molecular Biology entitled “The Quantum Epoché.” Briefly, the article argues for the need for phenomenological description in quantum theory.
Oskar MacGregor has published a chapter entitled “WADA’s Whereabouts Requirements and Privacy” in the 2015 Routledge Handbook of Drugs and Sport hop over to this website. The chapter argues that the so-called “whereabouts requirements” of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) result in unacceptable threats to and losses of privacy for at least some of the […]