The Center for Consciousness Science is sponsoring the Conscious Persons Symposium to be held at Oakland University, July 20-21, 2023.
- Location: Oakland University Human Health Building (HHB) Room 5045, 433 Meadow Brook Rd, Rochester, MI 48309
- Registration: Free and open to the public.
- For more information or to register, email Eric LaRock, Ph.D., at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The meeting is organized around the following foundational topics and target questions:
- Neural correlates of unconsciousness, consciousness, and persons
- Neuroscientific theories and philosophy of mind
- AI and fundamental theories of consciousness
- What are the neural correlates of unconsciousness, consciousness, and persons?
- To what extent does philosophy help neuroscience?
- How exactly do philosophical theories contribute to scientific theories of consciousness?
- How broad is consciousness in the material world?
- If consciousness is not in all things, then what conditions must be satisfied for its emergence?
The plenary speakers of the meeting are:
- Rocco J. Gennaro, PhD, Professor of Philosophy at the University of Southern Indiana. He is widely known for his work in philosophy of mind, consciousness, metaphysics, and neuroethics.
- Timothy O’Connor, PhD, Professor of Philosophy and Cognitive Science at Indiana University, Bloomington. O’Connor is a renowned expert in philosophy of mind and cognitive science, as well as metaphysics and philosophy of religion.
Additional speakers include:
- Mostyn Jones (University of Manchester, UK and Washington and Jefferson College, retired)
- Kevin Corcoran (Calvin University, Grand Rapids, MI)
- Matthew Owen (Gonzaga University, Spokane, WA)
- Mihretu Guta (Addis Ababa University & Biola University, La Miranda, CA)
- Uncheol Lee (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI)
- Anthony Hudetz (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI)
- Eric LaRock (Oakland University, Rochester, MI)
The meeting is organized by Eric LaRock, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Philosophy, Oakland University, Affiliate Faculty Member of the Center for Consciousness Science. http://sites.google.com/site/larockconsciousness