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by UnHerd Staff
Monday, 1
May 2023

Dr Iain McGilchrist: We are living in a deluded world

We are living in an age of reductionism
by UnHerd Staff

What has an esoteric theory about the differing functions of the two hemispheres of the brain got to do with everyday politics, science, or arguments on Twitter? Potentially, rather a lot.

Dr Iain McGilchrist is a neuroscientist and philosopher who has amassed a huge following since the publication of The Master and his Emissary (2009), which sets out the idea that our society has become dominated by narrow left-brain thinking, while the wiser right-brain should properly be in charge.

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Dr McGilchrist visited the UnHerd Club last week. Watch the full event above.

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