Duke's Summer Seminars in Neuroscience and Philosophy

The Duke Philosophy Department is pleased to announce that professors Felipe De Brigard and Walter Sinnott-Armstrong have received a $1.8 million dollar grant from the John Templeton Foundation to
The Duke Philosophy Department is pleased to announce that professors Felipe De Brigard and Walter Sinnott-Armstrong have received a $1.8 million dollar grant from the John Templeton Foundation to [More]

Sytsma and Arico on Philosophy TV

Justin Sytsma and Adam Arico discuss phenomenal consciousness, folk intuitions, and experimental philosophy more generally for the latest episode of Philosophy TV. They focus on some issues that are
Justin Sytsma and Adam Arico discuss phenomenal consciousness, folk intuitions, and experimental philosophy more generally for the latest episode of Philosophy TV. They focus on some issues that are [More]

The Daily Owl 8-28-2013

“What I want to insist on, ceaselessly, is that one can accept the obvious facts of physics—for example, that the world is made up entirely of physical particles in fields of force—without at the same time denying the obvious facts about our own experiences—for example, that we all are conscious and that our conscious states have quite irreducible phenomenological properties. ” [More]

Postdoctoral Fellow Appointment at UMSL

Postdoctoral Fellow, one year appointment with possibility of extension for one or two semesters at University of Missouri-St. Louis
Postdoctoral Fellow, one year appointment with possibility of extension for one or two semesters at University of Missouri-St. Louis [More]

CFP: Edinburgh ‘Aims of Inquiry and Cognition’ Conference

The Epistemology Research Group in Edinburgh will be hosting a conference next May on ‘The Aims of Inquiry and Cognition’. Invited speakers include Ted Sider (Cornell), Carolyn Price (Open University), Asbjørn Steglich-Pedersen (Aarhus), Stephen Grimm (Fordham) & Kristoffer Ahlstrom (Copenhagen)... [More]

OCC Program Finalized

The program for the third Online Consciousness Conference is finalized and is available at the conference website. The conference begins February 18th and lasts until March 4th. Papers (but not commentaries) will be available to read one week before the conference starts February 11th. To be update... [More]

Avoiding Responsibility in Ten Easy Steps

UPDATED: 1/1/2011 I had a fruitful discussion with Jack Angstreich about Strawson’s article below. Based on that discussion and other material by Strawson that Jack pointed me to, it’s become clear to me that my analysis below is wrongheaded and that I initially badly misunderstood Strawson’s argum... [More]

Consciousness Online Final CFP

The deadline for contributed submissions to the 3rd Online Consciousness Conference at Consciousness Online is this Wednesday January 5th 2011. Submit papers to consciousnessonline@gmail.com This year the conference has as its theme Neurophilosophy and the Philosophy of Neuroscience with invited ta... [More]

Study Breaks: In the mind or the body?

Stanford researchers find that the “need” for study breaks has less to do with our biology and more to do with our beliefs. "If you think of willpower as something that's biologically limited, you're more likely to be tired when you perform a difficult task," said Veronika Job, the paper's... [More]

Dennett's Content and Consciousness Republished in Paper and E-book

Annoucement about Content and Consciousness in paper
Annoucement about Content and Consciousness in paper [More]