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Nick Spencer speaks to Iain McGilchrist about materialism, truth, humanity, and God. 16/11/2021
Iain McGilchrist rose to public prominence with his book The Master and His Emissary: The Divided Brain and the Making of the Western World. Now, in his long–awaited follow up ‘The Matter with Things’, he develops his ideas about the divided brain into a remarkably detailed and comprehensive vision of reality, “a whole philosophy – … [with] new answers to the questions of what the world is and who we are.”
Nick Spencer talks to him about materialism, truth, humanity, and God.
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Nick is Senior Fellow at Theos. He is the author of a number of books and reports, most recently ‘The Political Samaritan: how power hijacked a parable’ (Bloomsbury, 2017), ‘The Evolution of the West’ (SPCK, 2016) and ‘Atheists: The Origin of the Species’ (Bloomsbury, 2014).
Posted 16 November 2021
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