Kobe Philosophy of Consciousness Conference

December 13, 2023 - December 15, 2023
Kobe University

Kobe 6500004


University of Western Ontario
Sophia University
Universitat de Valencia
Kyoto University
Rice University
University of Toronto at Scarborough
Kobe University


Rice University
Kobe University

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We are pleased to announce the Kobe Philosophy of Consciousness Conference. This international conference aims to discuss philosophical issues about consciousness, including its ontology, epistemology, and axiology. The conference is not online but in-presence (the language used in the conference is English). The conference is free but for logistical reasons, please register in advance.   Please use the following link for registration: https://forms.gle/yuJggJpqqBtfPEaXA   The conference details are as follows.   Date: December 13 - 15, 2023.   Venue: Takikawa Memorial Hall, Kobe University, Japan.   Confirmed Speakers: David Bourget (University of Western Ontario) Anna Giustina (Universitat de Valencia) Yuko Ishihara (Ritsumeikan University) Uriah Kriegel (Rice University) Akiko Frischhut (Sophia University) Andrew Lee (University of Toronto) Eleena Takashima (Durham University) Takuya Niikawa (Kobe University)   Organizers: Uriah Kriegel (Rice University) Takuya Niikawa (Kobe University)   Program:   13 Dec.   10:30-10:45 Opening address Takuya Niikawa and Uriah Kriegel   10:45-12:15 “Moods as Ways of Inner Awareness” Anna Giustina (Universitat de Valencia)   12:15-14:00 Lunch   14:00-15:30 “Mood and Atmosphere” Takuya Niikawa (Kobe University)   15:45-17:15 “A New Perceptual Theory of Introspection“ Uriah Kriegel (Rice University)   14 Dec.   9:00-10:30 “The Xombie Argument" Eleena Takashima (Durham University)   10:45-12:15 “Awareness without Time” Akiko Frischhut (Sophia University)   15 Dec.   10:30-12:00 “Subjectivity vs. Phenomenal Character” Andrew Lee (University of Toronto)   12:00-14:00 Lunch   14:00-15:30 “Reasoning and Consciousness” David Bourget (University of Western Ontario)   15:45-17:15 “What can Japanese philosophy offer to consciousness studies?” Yuko Ishihara (Ritsumeikan University)   If you have any questions, please contact Takuya Niikawa ([email protected])  

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December 8, 2023, 9:00am JST

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