The Royal Institution of Great Britain 21 Albemarle Street London W1S 4BS The ERC-funded project ‘A Process Ontology for Contemporary Biology’ (2013-2018) has sought to rethink central issues in the philosophy of biology by elaborating an ontology for biology that takes full account of the processual nature of living systems. The goal has been to develop a […]

‘The Science of Consciousness’ Conference | April 2-7, 2018 Loews Ventana Canyon Resort – Tucson, Arizona                  The Science of Consciousness (‘TSC’) is an interdisciplinary conference emphasizing broad and rigorous approaches to all aspects of the study and understanding of conscious awareness. Topical areas include neuroscience, philosophy, psychology, language, biology, quantum physics, meditation, altered states, machine […]

Click Here to visit the Mystics and Scientists 41 Official Website Speakers Dr Bhakti Vijnana Muni, Dr Bhakti Niskama Shanta, Prof Ursula King, Prof Keith Ward, FBA, Catherine Thom, Dr Joan Walton In the chair: Dr. Peter Fenwick, David Lorimer Discussant: Prof Max Velmans The Mystics and Scientists conferences have been held every year since […]

Prof. Jerry Kroth introduces the idea of that the dark side of the human condition: war, genocides, tyrannies, terrorism, nuclear Armageddon may actually have an antidote. Is it possible we have a psychic immune system which operates outside of consciousness just like the physical immune system does? Kroth travels from evolutionary psychology to neuroscience , […]

A skilled physician and psychiatrist, LARRY CULLIFORD has now turned his gifted attention to the ailments of society. “Where is humanity heading, towards misery and destruction or a far more glorious future?” “How can people – as individuals – make a difference?” With commentaries on politics, leadership, religion, education, health and social care, capitalism, and […]

Modelling of the universe as a processing output of a computation is a new approach being considered increasingly seriously by scientists, philosophers and technology leaders.  Suppose the universe can be modelled as a computer simulation, the following questions need to be resolved before the idea can be developed into a new scientific theory; Where is […]

SCIENTIFIC AND MEDICAL NETWORK ANNUAL GATHERING 2018  Evolving towards a Wise and Flourishing Future Horsley Park, East Horsley, Surrey 6-8 July 2018 Prof Thomas Lombardo Chairs Dr Peter Fenwick & David Lorimer Programme The 2018 Network Annual Gathering returns to Horsley Park in Surrey from 6-8 July 2018. The Programme will begin on Friday evening with drinks […]

Because of the way we prioritise the left hemisphere’s take on the world, we have ceased to appreciate the meaning of continuity and flow, instead prioritising discrete chunks of experience we call things.  This has serious consequences for how we see our selves as human beings and our relationship with the wider world.  I will […]

An 80th Birthday Celebration for Prof. Ravi Ravindra and Prof. Keith Ward Chairs: Prof. John Hedley Brooke David Lorimer and Dr. Peter Fenwick   Ravi Ravindra and Keith Ward have spent their lives exploring the nature of spiritual reality across spiritual traditions and in their relationship with science. Both have thought deeply, written extensively and […]