Posts Categorized: Books

Best of Making Sense Episode

Today’s release on The Best of Making Sense feed: “#159 CONSCIOUS. Sam speaks with his wife, Annaka Harris, about her book, CONSCIOUS: A Brief Guide to the Fundamental Mystery of the Mind.” Click here to listen to the interview

A Mountain Is Only A Slow Wave

I wrote an introduction for Judith Stenneken’s new photography book A Mountain is Only a Slow Wave. Judith undertakes parallel investigations into time and consciousness through her photographic work, and I hope my piece on impermanence serves to enhance the power of her images. Click the link below to read a preview of the essay... Read more »

Guest Post: “Being A Self” by Anil Seth

Talking to Anil Seth for my audio series helped further deepen and refine my understanding of how the experience of self is constructed. Enjoy this fascinating excerpt from his new book, Being You (and then read the book!): Click here to read the excerpt    

Guest Post: “Is Reality a Hologram?” by George Musser

I recently recorded two (!) conversations with George Musser for my audio series. We talked about the brain’s perception of space and to what extent our conscious experience is giving us an accurate sense of what’s “out there.” In his book, Spooky Action at a Distance, he discusses the related implications of M-Theory and AdS/CFT duality—enjoy... Read more »