John Peacock

John is Professor of Cosmology at the Institute for Astronomy, Royal Observatory of Edinburgh, as well as a Fellow of the Royal Society and of the Royal Society of Edinburgh. He works on theoretical cosmology, galaxy formation and gravitational lensing.

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Philosophy and the Sciences: Introduction to the Philosophy of Physical Sciences (Coursera)

What is the origin of our universe? What are dark matter and dark energy? This is the first part of the course 'Philosophy and the Sciences', dedicated to Philosophy of the Physical Sciences. Scientific research across the physical sciences has raised pressing questions for philosophers. The goal of this [...]
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Philosophy and the Sciences: Introduction to the Philosophy of Cognitive Sciences (Coursera)

Jan 17th 2022
Philosophy and the Sciences: Introduction to the Philosophy of Cognitive Sciences (Coursera)
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What is our role in the universe as human agents capable of knowledge? What makes us intelligent cognitive agents seemingly endowed with consciousness? This is the second part of the course 'Philosophy and the Sciences', dedicated to Philosophy of the Cognitive Sciences. Scientific research across the cognitive sciences has [...]
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