Mohan Matthen

Professor Mohan Matthen from the Department of Philosophy at UTMOn this edition of VIEW to the U podcast, Professor Mohan Matthen from the Department of Philosophy discusses his research in perception, and the scientific perspective he brings to his particular branch of philosophy, as well as his more recent work in pleasure learning and cultural learning in relation to aesthetic pleasure.

With this Tier I Canada Research Chair in Philosophy, Perception and Communication, we also cover a range of topics as it relates to his work, including the “wow factor” in the movies, a Game of Thrones reference, a bit of virtual reality, and ‘the colour of that dress.’

A full transcript of the podcast is available.


Resources

Hear Professor Matthen on CBC's Spark, which is mentioned in this interview.