Ep 37: Brandy Schillace on Head Transplants and Soul Searching

Brandy Schillache and I talk about her new book, Mr. Humble & Dr. Butcher: A Monkey’s Head, the Pope’s Neuroscientist, and the Quest to Transplant the Soul. Brandy tell the extraordinary story of a doctor’s quest to transplant organs, including an entire body. Along the way we discuss Russian scientists, two headed dogs, naked brains, and the nature of consciousness itself.

Related links:

+ Mr. Humble & Dr. Butcher Book

+ Brandy Schillache Homepage

+ Previous The Filter discussion about panpsychism

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