Metaphysics of Mind Conference at Edimburgh

THE UNIVERSITY of EDINBURGH

Postgraduate Conference

The Metaphysics of Mind

Keynote speaker: Professor Jaegwon Kim (Brown University)

Edinburgh, 6 July 2009

CALL FOR PAPERS

Papers are invited from postgraduate students on any aspect of the

metaphysics of mind, e.g. psychophysical reduction, multiple realization,

the explanatory gap, physicalism and emergentism, mental causation,

phenomenal consciousness and conceivability arguments. Each session

will be 45 minutes. Presentations should last for 30-35 minutes, leaving

10-15 minutes for discussion.

Submissions in Word or PDF should be extended abstracts, no more

than 1000 words, suitable for blind-refereeing, and accompanied by a

separate document containing personal details. Please email both

documents as attachments to jesper.kallestrup@ed.ac.uk before

1 April 2009. Decisions on which papers have been accepted will be

made by the end of April 2009. Authors of accepted papers will not

have their expenses paid.

FURTHER DETAILS

The conference fee will be either £10 (excluding conference dinner) or

£40 (including conference dinner). Further details about registration,

accommodation, travel and location will follow on

www.philosophy.ed.ac.uk/events/. Other questions should be

e-mailed to the conference organizer Jesper Kallestrup

(jesper.kallestrup@ed.ac.uk).