Posts Categorized: Recommended

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 »

Summer Reads from Edge.org

We are pleased to present our summer reading edition, consisting of the published books by members of the Edge community in the past year or so… —John Brockman Click here to see the list

Guest Post: “The World is Nothing but Change” by Carlo Rovelli

If I observe the microscopic state of things, then the difference between past and future vanishes. The future of the world, for instance, is determined by its present state—though neither more nor less than is the past. We often say that causes precede effects and yet, in the elementary grammar of things, there is no... Read more »