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17
Jul 2017
17

Philosophy Workshop: Some Recent Stuff on the Imagination

Monday, 17th July 2017 - 9:30am - 5:45pm

Timetable: 9.30: Coffee and Welcome 10.00-11.30: Jennifer Windt (Monash): “Mental simulation in sleep: Towards an integrative theory of dream imagery formation” 11.45-1.15: Daniel Stoljar (ANU): “Imagining-how” Lunch 2.30...

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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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