InPresence host, Jeffrey Mishlove, PhD, is author of The Roots of Consciousness, Psi Development Systems, and The PK Man. Between 1986 and 2002 he hosted and co-produced the original Thinking Allowed public television series. He is the recipient of the only doctoral diploma in “parapsychology” ever awarded by an accredited university (University of California, Berkeley, 1980). For many years he served as president of the non-profit Intuition Network, an organization dedicated to creating a world in which all people were supported and encouraged in developing inner intuitive abilities.
Here he reviews different metaphysical approaches to the mind-body problem — materialism and epiphenomenalism, dualism, and panpsychism. He explains why he does not think it is possible to logically distinguish between these systems of thought. But, he notes that people often have a strong intuitive feeling or preference for one or another. This segment also links to an annotated list of New Thinking Allowed videos on the same topic.
(Recorded on March 19, 2018)
Published on March 20, 2018