Iain McGilchrist’s book ‘The Master and his Emissary’ was a sensation. In it he drew a clear and compelling story of how the history of the western world was best viewed as a gradual takeover by the rational, logical left side of the brain, eclipsing the more holistic right brain.
Earlier this year, he had a fascinating and widely praised discussion with Jordan Peterson. In this film he reflects on that experience – and where his philosophy aligns with, and departs from, Peterson’s.
This is the second part of a 2 part interview – first part ‘Certainty and Flow’ is here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fI1ngqwH5us&t=572s
A film about his work will be released next year, ‘The Divided Brain’ – trailer here: https://vimeo.com/304915837