Rediscovering ourselves in times of confinement
Institutional Communication Service
25 May 2020
A girl in a room and a black and white screen. These are the ingredients of the speech by Damiano Costa, coordinator of the Master in Philosophy at USI. A video - available at the bottom of this page in Italian - which, starting from Mary's case, leads us to question who we are, what differentiates us from machines, and what gives colour to our lives.
To learn more about Mary's case: https://plato.stanford.edu/entries/qualia-knowledge/
More generally on the theme of consciousness: https://plato.stanford.edu/entries/consciousness/