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Damien Patrick Williams is a PhD researcher at Virginia Tech in the Department of Science, Technology and Society. His research areas include ethics, epistemology, philosophy of technology, philosophy of mind, nonhuman intelligence, machine consciousness, comparative religious traditions, human biotechnological interventions and the occult.

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Damien Patrick Williams contributed to the anthology Rendering Unconscious: Psychoanalytic Perspectives, Politics and Poetry (Trapart Books, 2019).

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Rendering Unconscious Podcast is hosted by psychoanalyst Dr. Vanessa Sinclair. I interview psychoanalysts, psychologists, scholars, creative arts therapists, writers, poets, philosophers, artists & other intellectuals about their process, world events, the current state of mental health care, politics, culture, the arts & more! I also post lectures from various events I’ve organized.

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The track at the end of the episode is “The Path Behind You” from the album MESSAGE 23 available from Highbrow-Lowlife. Words by Vanessa Sinclair. Music by Carl Michael von Hausswolff.

Artwork by Vanessa Sinclair