This area of Channel McGilchrist is dedicated to articles of interest on contemporary topics as chosen by Dr Iain McGilchrist.
I begin with this quotation from the Introduction to The Matter with Things. In recent years I rejoined the Scientific and Medical Network in search of contemporary thinkers, outside the Anthroposophical Society, who appear to be awakening to the spiritual in the...
Thursday, 2nd November 2023 6:45pm to 8.00pm (in person event) Event description. Join the philosopher and neuroscientist for a profound new story of what the world is and who we are. Iain McGilchrist’s book The Master and His Emissary was that rare thing: a...
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Friday 29th September to Sunday 1st October 2023 Event description. About The Planet Local Summit is a project of Local Futures, an international nonprofit and pioneer of the localisation movement. The Summit will shine light on localisation as a solution-multiplier...
Nearly thirty years ago, Iain McGilchrist published a book called Against Criticism. What he was really against was the dominance of literary theory, as it was taking hold of the academic study of English at that time. The fashion was to begin with a theoretical...
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—¿cómo explica que la división del trabajo entre los dos hemisferios cerebrales pueda proporcionar información clave sobre la naturaleza humana? —Como prácticamente todos los animales, hemos evolucionado para tener dos centros de conciencia, no solo uno. Dos lugares...
References for Review of The Matter With Things – Richard Cocks Most references are Iain’s own from the book simply repeated in the review. If all that appears is a number in parentheses, then that is from The Matter With Things. My editor does not like footnotes, so...
Iain McGilchrist con Jorge Fontevecchia – Entrevista Completa – Tiene una implicación moral la forma en que elegimos prestar atención al mundo: Periodismo Puro (Spanish voiceover)
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7th September 2023 (6.00pm to 7.45pm) Event description This event is open to Channel McGilchrist members only. As a Channel McGilchrist member, you have the unique opportunity to put a question to Iain for a live Q&A session via Zoom. These Q&A's take place...
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Es psiquiatra, filósofo y neurocientífico, dedicó toda su vida al estudio de la relación mente-cuerpo, se formó en medicina y en sus libros intenta explicar cómo los humanos podemos vivir y comprender el mundo real reuniendo la filosofía, la física y la neurociencia...
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Introduction: Book review by Andrew Louth is professor emeritus of patristic and Byzantine studies at the University of Durham; IAIN MCGILCHRIST’S The Matter with Things is a sequel to his previous volume The Master and His Emissary: The Divided Brain and the Making...
Introduction: In response to Scott Barry Kaufman’s article yesterday arguing the right-left brain hemisphere split isn’t true, the main proponent of the view, Iain McGilchrist, responds: Scott Barry Kaufman would appear to be way behind the curve on the topic of...
TO ‘SEE’, OR NOT TO ‘SEE’: THAT IS THE QUESTION. MOVING ON FROM A HALF-BRAINED SYSTEM OF ECONOMIC GOVERNANCE: The Regulatory Policy Institute Research Group
Introduction: The underpinning thesis of this Essay is that practically useful knowledge concerning economic governance, and governance more generally for that matter, can be acquired by study of the structure and functioning of the human brain. The arguments have...
A Conversation with Dr. Iain McGilchrist – The Future Scientist with Dr. Alex Gomez-Marin in Conversation with Dr. Iain McGilchrist
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SMN Golden Jubilee Celebration – Visions of Interconnectedness in Science and Spiritual Wisdom (in-person & online event)
5th July 2023 An in-person and live-streamed event to celebrate 50 years of the Scientific and Medical Network Event description. We warmly invite you to come in person or attend online to celebrate the Golden Jubilee of the Network! We have put together a series of...
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Recovering the sacred, Recovering the Soul: Session 1 of the ‘Recovering the Sacred’ online series – Pari Perspecitve
Abstract: According to Laozi: He who knows does not tell and he who tells does not know. The power of unknowing and not doing is celebrated in Chinese philosophy. Also in the Western tradition. For example, Meister Eckhart in one of his sermons speaks of the...
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