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The Evolution (or Not) of Consciousness

Did consciousness evolve? How do materialists deal with the definition of consciousness? Dr. Michael Egnor and Dr. Bernardo Kastrup discuss consciousness, evolution, and intelligent design.

Show Notes

  • 00:28 | Introducing Dr. Bernardo Kastrup
  • 01:05 | Did consciousness evolve?
  • 03:35 | Two alternatives for Darwinists
  • 05:00 | Intelligent design theory
  • 07:15 | Jerry Fodor on natural selection
  • 10:52 | Random mutations
  • 13:31 | Intelligent design evolution

Additional Resources

  • Bernardo Kastrup’s website
  • Jerry Fodor at Wikipedia
  • What Darwin Got Wrong by Jerry Fodor and Massimo Piatteli-Palmarini at Amazon

The Evolution (or Not) of Consciousness