Thursday, January 21, 2010

CO2 Program Finalized

Richard Brown sez: CO2 Program Finalized: "
I am pleased to announce that the program for the Second Online Consciousness Conference has been finalized. It is available here: (and reproduced below). I hope you will join us February 19th-March 5th for what promises to be a very exciting conference. Please post and distribute widely; apologies for cross posting.

Special Session on Higher Order Consciousness

  • Sensory Awareness and Perceptual Certainty
  • Commentators:
  • Ned Block, New York University
  • David Rosenthal, The Graduate Center, CUNY
  • David Chalmers, Australian National University/New York university

Invited Colloquium on the State of the Art in Brain Decoding

  • TBA
  • TBA

Contributed Sessions

  • Qualia: The Real Thing?
  • Commentators:
  • Richard Brown, LaGuardia Community College, CUNY
  • Amy Kind, Claremont McKenna College

  • Neural Correlates of Temporality: Default Mode Variability and State-Dependent Temporal Awareness
  • Commentators:
  • Geoffrey Lee, University of California, Berkeley

  • Color Consciousness Conceptualism
  • Commentators:
  • Philippe Chuard, Southern Methodist University
  • Jacob Berger & David Pereplyotchik, The Graduate Center, CUNY
  • Charlie Pelling, Birkbeck College, University of London

  • Joseph Neisser, Grinnell College
  • Inner Psychophysics: Correlates, Causes, and the Neurobiology of Consciousness
  • Commentators:
  • Jakob Hohwy, Monash University, Australia

  • The Concept Possession Hypothesis of Self-Consciousness
  • Commentators:
  • James Dow, The Graduate Center, CUNY
  • Kristina Musholt, Berlin School of Mind and Brain

  • Inductive Skepticism and the Methodological Argument
  • Commentators:
  • Jennifer Corns, The Graduate Center, CUNY
  • John Campbell, University of California, Berkeley