Patrick Hughes The Books of Venice

Professor Colin Blakemore appeared on BBC Radio 4, Start the Week, on Monday 10th February to discuss his AHRC Large Grant ‘Rethinking the Senses’ awarded as part of the Science in Culture Theme.

Colin Blakemore described the project, which brings together Philosophers, Experimental Psychologists and Neuroscientists to explore questions of perception. He commented that:

‘This is just one example of what I think will be an increasing trend in the relationships between Humanities and Sciences- areas of interaction and common interest but different languages’.

He also noted that the question of the senses was an area that was ‘ripe for proper discourse and discussion’ since it is an example where genuine interaction between Philosophy and Science is taking place.

A full recording of this programme is available here. Further information about the ‘Rethinking the Senses’ Large grant is on the project website