Book Club with Jeffrey Sachs – S2 EP5 Out Now

Created on 10 May 2022

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The Book Club with Jeffrey Sachs is now presented in podcast, with new episode airing in the first Tuesday of each month. Find ‘Book Club with Jeffrey Sachs’ on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, and other major podcast apps. Be sure to subscribe for episode updates! The episodes can also be accessed directly here.

In this episode, Professor Jeffrey Sachs sits down with neuroscientist Anil Seth, author of ‘Being You: A New Science of Consciousness’ and unpack several of the hard questions: How can physical beings have subjective experiences? How can we measure consciousness? Is consciousness the feeling of being alive?

By looking at levels and content of consciousness, and the mystery of the sense of self, Seth seeks to gradually ‘dissolve’ the deep puzzles of consciousness.

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About the Book Club with Jeffrey Sachs

Hosted by Columbia University Professor Jeffrey Sachs, the eminent thought-leader in economics and sustainable development, the Book Club features monthly interviews with renowned authors about their ground-breaking work in sustainability, economics, history, social justice, and more.

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