Nov 3rd, 2017: A conversation between Rupert and the comedian and philosopher Russell Brand.
A dialogue at the 2016 "How The Light Gets In" Festival, at Hay-on-Wye, with Rupert Sheldrake, philosopher Massimo Pigliucci and CERN physicist Tara Shears, chaired by Philip Ball.
Rupert debates the existence of matter with American metaphysician John Heil and Australian philosopher of mind Daniel Stoljar, 2015.
The Nature of the Mind: Krishnamurti, Bohm, Hidley and Sheldrake In 4 Parts (57:33, 57:46, 58:54, 55:08)
In 1982 J. Krishnamurti, David Bohm, John Hidley and Rupert Sheldrake came together to discuss the roots of psychological disorder, psychological suffering, the need for security and what is a healthy mind.
Interview With Joe Rogan (2:35:51)
Sep 17, 2014: A remarkable conversation with Joe Rogan, the host of an immensely popular podcast. Their discussion was far-ranging, covering wolves, morphic resonance, epigenetics, Christianity, atheism, psychedelics, telepathy and intuition.
A discussion between Deepak Chopra and Rupert Sheldrake, 2014.
Oxford neuroscientist Colin Blakemore, award-winning novelist Joanna Kavenna and Rupert Sheldrake reimagine the human being, with a surprise intervention by Daniel Dennett, and Rupert's response to him. From iai, 2014.
Trialogues at the Edge of the Millennium In 3 Parts (1:09:33, 1:07:48, 54:48)
Rupert, Terence McKenna and Ralph Abraham examine the evolution of the mind in language, the machine and at the edge of the millennium. University of California, Santa Cruz, June 6th, 1998.
Rupert, Terence McKenna and Ralph Abraham examine chaos, creativity and imagination in nature, life, Gaia, mathematics and more. Esalen Institute, 1995.
Rupert, Terence McKenna and Ralph Abraham examine maths as a language of space-time pattern, the psychedelic vision of the logos be externalised through supercomputers, and more. Esalen Institute, 1992.
Trialogue on Crop Circles (57:21)
Rupert reports on his crop circle investigation, including an international crop circle making competition. Terence McKenna and Ralph Abraham discuss. Esalen Institute, 1992.
Challenging Dogmas in Science (44:41)
David Lorimer in discussion with Rupert and Dr Peter Fenwick, from The Scientific and Medical Network.
In this 1993 documentary on PBS, Journalist Wim Kayzer interviewed Oliver Sacks, Daniel C. Dennett, Stephen Jay Gould, Rupert Sheldrake, Freeman Dyson, and Stephen Toulmin individually before bringing them together for a roundtable discussion to consider a variety of broad questions. Watch an excerpt from the discussion as well as Rupert's interview.
Rupert speaks with Bruce Lipton about cells, minds and morphic fields. From The Prophets Conference; Shoreline Conference center, Seattle, Aug 10th, 2007.
In this episode of the Public Television program Thinking Allowed, host Jeffrey Mishlove and Rupert Sheldrake discuss the concepts presentend in A New Science of Life and further developed in The Presence of the Past.
An experiment with telephone telepathy filmed for Channel 5 TV in the UK.
The Man with the Extended Mind In 4 Parts (5:44, 5:45, 6:18, 5:13)
A film about Rupert's research and experiments shown on UK ITV channel on November 7th, 2006.
Research by Rupert Sheldrake and Pam Smart. A film by the Science Unit of ORF, Vienna.
Science and Spirituality
The Revival of Pilgrimage (7:29)
In recent years huge numbers of people have taken to old pilgrimage routes in a revival of this ancient spiritual practice.
On January 29th, 2014, Rupert gave this lecture to students at Schumacher College in the UK.
Science as an institution has come to resemble dogmatic religion in its adherence to outmoded or ill-founded notions, particularly regarding materialism. But perhaps a path is opening up, allowing science and religion to progress together in a complementary way.
The Science Delusion
On January 12th, 2013, Rupert gave a talk entitled The Science Delusion at TEDxWhitechapel; also available with Russian translation.
Science Set Free In 2 Parts (30:08, 27:42)
Rupert's lecture at the Electric Universe Conference, January 5th, 2013.
Rupert's Temenos Academy Lecture 6th February 2012. Dispelling the The Ten Dogmas of Materialism and Freeing the Spirit of Enquiry; also available with Russian translation.
The Extended Mind: Experimental evidence for the effects of attention at a distance. Goldsmiths College, 2017 (1:27:27)
The standard assumption is that minds are located inside heads. But many mental phenomena, including vision, suggest that minds are far more extensive than brains.
The Perrott-Warrick lecture at Trinity College, Cambridge University, February 9th, 2011.
Rupert's Lecture at Goldsmiths College, University of London, Nov 21st, 2006.
Rupert's Google Tech Talk, September 2nd, 2008.
The Habits of Nature (31:10)
This 30 min talk from the How The Light Gets In festival, 2014, is one of the best non-technical summaries of the idea that nature forms habits rather than laws, evolving overtime through morphic resonance.
Rupert's Lecture at Goldsmiths College, University of London, Jan 20th 2009.
The Morphogenetic Universe (1:20:27)
Ruperts Lecture at the Biology of Transformation Conference, London, September 22nd, 2007
Morphic Resonance talk at the IGEEM (1:11:16)
Rupert was a Keynote Speaker at the 2013 International Gathering of Eden Energy Medicine (IGEEM).
Rupert's talk at Breaking Convention 2017: the 4th International Conference on Psychedelic Consciousness, the University of Greenwich London, June 30th, 2017.
Thomas Fairchild was a pioneering plant breeder who lived in Shoreditch, in the East End of London. When he died in 1729, he left a legacy for a "Vegetable Sermon" to be preached each year in Shoreditch Parish Church in the week following Pentecost on "the wonderful works of God in creation". This sermon, on May 15, 2015, by Rupert Sheldrake, was on flowers.
Doshi Bridgebuilder Award (1:44:48)
On September 16, 2014, Rupert received the Doshi Bridgebuilder Award at Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles. The award is given annually "to honor an individual or organization dedicated to fostering understanding between cultures, peoples and disciplines."
Rupert was featured on the TV series Through the Wormhole, with Morgan Freeman.
Heretics of Science (29:00)
Heretics of Science was a BBC series of 6 episodes from 1994 showcasing controversial theories by mavericks in mainstream science. This episode featured Rupert and his work.
Rupert at the Conference on the Physics Chemistry and Biology of Water in Bulgaria on October 22nd, 2013
The Extended Mind (27:54)
The "How the Light Gets In" Festival of Philosophy and Music in Hay-on-Wye, Britain, in May, 2013.