Nayef Al-Rodhan is a philosopher, neuroscientist, geostrategist, and author. He is an Honorary Fellow of St. Antony’s College at Oxford University, Senior Fellow and Centre Director of the Centre for the Geopolitics of Globalisation and Transnational Security at the Geneva Centre for Security Policy. A prize-winning scholar, he has published 21 books proposing many innovative concepts and theories in global politics, security, philosophy and history. He is the author of “Emotional Amoral Egoism”: A Neurophilosophical Theory Of Human Nature And Its Universal Security Implications (Lit Verlag, Berlin, 2008).
Our world is becoming increasingly interconnected and interdependent due to the unprecedented growth of various transformative technologies. This carries significant benefits but also som...
Agile governance of technology must strike a balance between encouraging innovation and protecting rights. Keeping human beings in mind is the best way to do .
The relationship between culture and nature is a complex one and the introduction of neuroscience has bought in unsettling ways of thinking about human cognition - but how are they all in...
Power is a very dangerous thing in the wrong hands. To combat the abuse of power we must strengthen our checks, balances and accountable institutions.
As our understanding of the brain advances, do we need to rethink the ethics of influencing free will?
The ISS's days are numbered, but what will replace it and what will its legacy be?
There are fears that international cooperation will be lost as space travel enters a new era.
La ciencia del cerebro arroja luz sobre por qué construimos barreras y culpabilizamos a los “extraños”.
Insights from brain science shed light on why we build barriers and scapegoat outsiders.
So far, various groups have reported success making miniature models of the lung, liver, kidney, heart, bone marrow, and cornea.
With mental disorders affecting one in four people globally and psychiatric diseases a leading source of disability, the better understanding of the brain that advanced optogenetics will ...