The Rise of Panpsychism in Philosophy and Science

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The view that consciousness is fundamental to reality is gaining growing support in science and philosophy. Once a fringe idea - modern versions of this view are now steering the contemporary discourse across fields including neuroscience, artificial intelligence, and philosophy of mind.  

Today on Waking Cosmos, Adrian explores the philosophical position of "panpsychism", and the cause of its growing popularity.

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(Edit) For those of you who are interested, the thumbnail is the poster from the 2014 Science of Consciousness conference. In the image, all of "the Beatles" are on some level supporting panpsychist theories.