CFP: Mind, Brain, and Experience

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“Mind, Brain, and Experience:
At the Intersections of Philosophy, Science, and Medicine”

April 10-11, 2008
Denver, Colorado

hosted by
University of Colorado Denver Department of Philosophy
with support  from
University of Colorado President’s Fund for the Humanities
University of Colorado Center for Bioethics and Humanities

“Mind, Brain, and Experience: At the Intersections of Philosophy, Science, and Medicine” is a two-day, interdisciplinary conference intended to bring together scholars, researchers, medical practitioners, and professionals from various disciplines for the purpose of exploring the relation between mind and brain, the manifestation of this relation in experience, and the implications of respective views of this relation for medical practice, social policy, and the future of our culture more generally.  We encourage submissions from all related fields including but not limited to philosophy, psychology, psychiatry, neurochemistry, neurobiology, neurology, general medical practice, cognitive science, computer science, and artificial intelligence.

Keynote addresses will be given by Richard Grandy, Ph.D., Carolyn and Fred McManis Professor of Philosophy at Rice University and Mark Johnson, Ph.D., Knight Professor of the Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Oregon.

Substantial abstracts (500-800 words) of presentations or papers of approximately 20 minute reading or presentation length are requested by January 21, 2008.  Papers and presentations should be accessible by a broad scholarly audience.  Abstracts should be prepared for blind review.  Please include one file including title and author information, titled “AUTHOR INFORMATION,” and one file including the title and anonymous abstract, titled “ABSTRACT.”  Submissions should be saved in Word format (.doc), rich text format (.rtf), or Adobe format (.pdf).  Please place “MIND SUBMISSION” in the subject line of your message.

Email submissions by January 21, 2008, to:

Email inquiries to:

Conference coordinators:

Candice Shelby, Ph.D. and Kim Garchar, Ph.D.
Department of Philosophy
University of Colorado Denver
P.O. Box 173364, Campus Box 179
Denver, CO 80217-3364

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