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Raymond Tallis

Contributing Editor

Raymond Tallis is emeritus professor of geriatric medicine at the University of Manchester, United Kingdom. In addition to his career as a physician and neuroscientist, he is a novelist, philosopher, and poet. His most recent book, a collection of essays, is Reflections of a Metaphysical Flaneur and Other Essays (Acumen, 2013). His homepage is RaymondTallis.com.


In The New Atlantis


Bringing Mind to Matter

Number 39 ~ Summer 2013

What Consciousness Is Not

Number 33 ~ Fall 2011

What Neuroscience Cannot Tell Us About Ourselves

Number 29 ~ Fall 2010

How Can I Possibly Be Free?

Number 28 ~ Summer 2010

Other Publications


  • “A Suicidal Tendency in the Humanities,” On the Human, January 9, 2012
  • “In Search of the God Spot,” New Humanist January/February 2010