Share Paper: Personhood: what do we think we are doing

  1. Owen Kelly, Arcada university of applied science, Finland
Tuesday, June 26 6:00 PM-7:00 PM Koepelzaal

Abstract: Cognitive studies, neuro-science, philosophy and psychology have had a lot to say about "what it means to be" a human being in the last fifty years, and yet most of the time most of us still use a late nineteenth century view of people when we act; whether in business, education, politics, or social interaction. This pecha kucha will sketch some of the main reasons why our ideas of "people" have become hopelessly outdated and explain what could replace them, and the benefits we would draw from this.` Currently we try to plan, and we try to encourage communities to ...