Program -2009

February 20th-March 4th 2009

The First Annual Online Consciousness Conference is now officially closed. You can still view the presentations and the discussion by clicking on the title of the presentation but no new comments will be allowed. We had a very active conference with almost 11,000 hits and 244 comments in the sessions. Selected papers from this conference are now published in a special issue of the Journal of Consciousness Studies 2010 Vol 17(3-4)

To leave some feedback please visit the Wine and Cheese reception (comments are still open here).

Welcome & Opening Remarks –Richard Brown, Conference Organizer

Invited Talk:

  1. David Rosenthal, The Graduate Center, CUNY

    Consciousness and Its Function

Contributed Sessions

  1. Derek Ball, University of St. Andrews (Arche)
  2. The New New Mysterianism

  3. Katalin Balog, Yale University
  4. In Defense of the Phenomenal Concept Strategy

  5. Clare Batty, University of Kentucky
  6. Scents and Sensibilia

  7. Dave Beisecker,  University of Nevada -Las Vegas
  8. Zombies and the Phenomenal Concept Strategy

      Sam Coleman, University of Hertfordshire

  9. Richard Brown, LaGuardia Community College, CUNY
  10. Turning the Tables on Dualism

  11. Matthew Ivanowich, The University of Western Ontario
  12. A Moderate Representationalism

      Amy Kind, Claremont McKenna College

  13. Barbara Montero, The Graduate Center, CUNY
  14. Russellian Physicalism

  15. Gualtiero Piccinini, University of Missouri – St. Louis
  16. First-Person Data, Publicity, and Self-Measurement

  17. Justin M. Sytsma, University of Pittsburgh
  18. Folk Psychology and Phenomenal Consciousness

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