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What does it mean to be human?

Being Human: Medicine and the Human Sciences is the title of a research network and series of events funded by the Institute of Advanced Study.

It investigates the interplay of neuroscience, medicine, philosophy, psychology, sociology, law and history to contemplate the nature of consciousness and being is, historically, presently and looking towards a - potentially - post-human future. For more information on the network and its steering committee see What is "Being Human"? For an introduction to the topics the network aims to consider, view the video below.