On Romantic LoveThe Institute of Art and Ideas
Was lernen Sie in diesem Kurs?
Fall in love
- Berit Brogaard
Berit Brogaard is a Danish and American philosopher of mind and a Professor of Philosophy at the University of Miami, where she runs the perception lab, where she is best known for her work on synesthesia and savant syndrome. Her specialities involve philosophy of mind, language and cognitive neuroscience. Her recent works include The Superhuman Mind, On Romantic Love and Transient Truths.
Professor Brogaard is President of the Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology and the first female President of the Central States Philosophical Association. She is also a Danish language poet and gives advice on managing break-ups on her website 'Lovesick Love'.
Miami philosopher of mind Berit Brogaard has published on synaethesia, savant syndrome and the emotions. Her recent books include On Romantic Love and The Superhuman Mind.
- Part One: Losing ControlAre free will and love compatible? Brogaard considers the latest neuroscience and philosophy.
- Part Two: Playing the GameCan we choose who we love and when? Brogaard tames the passions with her theory of romance.
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