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14
Jul 2016
16

Reflexive Theories of Consciousness: A Cross-Cultural Workshop

Thursday, 14th July 2016 - 9:00am - Friday, 15th July 2016 - 5:00pm

  Details Reflexive Theories of Consciousness: A Cross-Cultural Workshop aims to initiate a cross-cultural dialogue between leading philosophers of mind working in Eastern and Western philosophical traditions. The focus of the workshop will...

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09
Jun 2015
15

Alma Barner (ANU)

Tuesday, 9th June 2015 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Philsoc Seminar

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24
Mar 2015
15

Daniel Stoljar (ANU): Is Consciousness a Proper Object of Scientific Investigation?

Tuesday, 24th March 2015 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm

This paper presents and discusses an argument that consciousness is not a proper object of scientific investigation.  I won't endorse the argument but I will suggest (a) that the conclusion of the argument could really be true; (b) that the...

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16
Mar 2015
15

Bronwyn Finnigan (Centre for Consciousness, ANU): Should we be Pluralists about Buddhist Ethics?

Monday, 16th March 2015 - 12:30pm

Recent critical engagement with Buddhist philosophy recognizes that the term ‘Buddhism’ represents a diversity of philosophical systems. It is increasingly apparent that there is no one Buddhist view on metaphysics, epistemology, and the...

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17
Feb 2015
15

Bruin Christensen (ANU): Consciousness, Self-Consciousness and Essential Indexicality

Tuesday, 17th February 2015 - 4:00pm

Dan Zahavi argues for a Sartrean conception of consciousness which he regards as endorsed by numerous other thinkers in the phenomenological tradition and as superior to both contemporary “higher-order” and “one-level” (neo-)...

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16
Dec 2014
14

John Zerilli (ANU): Psychological and neuroscientific levels: Sizing up recent debates

Tuesday, 16th December 2014 - 4:00pm

The past fifteen years have witnessed a revival of interest in multiple realization and multiply realized kinds, most of it highly critical. After providing an overview of this anti-MR literature, I set out what I consider to be a significant...

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31
Oct 2014
14

Celebrate the career and contribution to the ANU of Emeritus Professor Frank Jackson

Friday, 31st October 2014 - 4:00pm

The School of Philosophy warmly invites you to celebrate the career and contribution to the ANU of Emeritus Professor Frank Jackson in a Public Lecture: ‘What physicalists have to say about the knowledge argument’ (Link to poster)...

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03
Jul 2014
14

WORKSHOP: PHILOSOPHICAL PROGRESS

Thursday, 3rd July 2014 - 9:00am - Friday, 4th July 2014 - 5:00pm

The program for this week's ANU workshop on Philosophical Progress is now available.  The workshop will be held on Thursday July 3 and Friday July 4 in the Innovations Lecture Theatre (in the Innovations Building off Garran Road near...

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01
Aug 2013
13

Finding Space in a Nonspatial World, Professor David Chalmers, Centre for Consciousness, ANU

Thursday, 1st August 2013 - 12:00pm

We experience a world of three-dimensional space in one-dimensional time.  How can we locate this experienced world in the different picture of space and time given by physics?  Relativity yields a four-dimensional spacetime in which...

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28
Jul 2011
11

The Language of Consciousness

Thursday, 28th July 2011 - 8:30am - Friday, 29th July 2011 - 6:30pm

This conference focuses on the language used to describe consciousness, including especially the language of "what it is like" and perceptual reports. Speakers include David Bourget, Wylie Breckenridge, Berit Brogaard, Jonathan Farrell,...

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