The uselessness of non-materialist theories of reality

Sure, they’re consoling, but are they useful?

Last weekend I took part in the Beyond the Brain conference, run by the Scientific and Medical Network, a venerable organisation to which I’m proud to belong. Their annual conference gathers together leading scientists, philosophers and paranormal investigators who are committed to venturing beyond materialist theories of consciousness into a new post-materialist paradigm.

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Author of Philosophy for Life and other books. Honorary fellow, Centre for the History of the Emotions. www.philosophyforlife.org.

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Jules Evans

Author of Philosophy for Life and other books. Honorary fellow, Centre for the History of the Emotions. www.philosophyforlife.org.