FREE PUBLIC EVENT: UBC Graduate & Faculty Christian Forum, ACTS Seminaries, the Institute for Christian Apologetics, and the CSCA present a lecture by Bill Newsome (Department of Neurobiology, Stanford University School of Medicine). Sponsored by Trinity Western University’s Faculties of Natural and Applied Sciences & of Humanities and Social Sciences. Note! Bill is giving a different talk at TWU later the same day, and also at UBC the following day. “Can subjective awareness (i.e. consciousness!) be satisfactorily accounted for by modern neuroscience?” For many neuroscientists, the cardinal long-term goal of our enterprise is to completely understand mental experience in terms of …

FREE PUBLIC EVENT: UBC Graduate & Faculty Christian Forum, ACTS Seminaries, the Institute for Christian Apologetics, and the CSCA present a lecture by Bill Newsome (Department of Neurobiology, Stanford University School of Medicine). Sponsored by Trinity Western University’s Faculties of Natural and Applied Sciences & of Humanities and Social Sciences. Note! Bill is giving another talk on consciousness earlier in the day at TWU, and he will deliver this same “Of Two Minds” talk at UBC the following day. Of Two Minds: A Neuroscientist Balances Science and Faith The ‘central dogma’ of neuroscience is that all our behavior and mental life—including our …

FREE PUBLIC EVENT: UBC Graduate & Faculty Christian Forum and the CSCA present a lecture by Bill Newsome (Department of Neurobiology, Stanford University School of Medicine). Note! One day earlier, Bill is giving two talks at Trinity Western University: a talk on consciousness during the day, and this same “Of Two Minds” talk in the evening. Of Two Minds: A Neuroscientist Balances Science and Faith The ‘central dogma’ of neuroscience is that all our behavior and mental life—including our sense of a conscious, continuing self—is inextricably linked to the biology of the brain. Neuroscience ‘explanations’, therefore, tend to account for mental …