CFP: Kick-off conference: MIND - The British Sources of Philosophy of Mind 1888-1949

Submission deadline: May 28, 2024

Conference date(s):
September 12, 2024 - September 13, 2024

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Conference Venue:

University of Liège
Liège, Belgium

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DEADLINE EXTENDED: MIND Kick-off conference: The British Sources of Philosophy of Mind 1888-1949 

Where: University of Liège | 7, Place du 20-Août (Bât. A1) B-4000 Liège (Belgium) | in person only

When: September 12th-13th, 2024 

NEW Submission deadlineMay, 28th

Notification of acceptance: early June

We invite proposals (title and abstract, max. one pag., anonymized) from academics, young and senior researchers, as well as graduate students to be sent to [email protected] by May 28th.

Contributions should be suitable for a 40/45-minute presentation + approx. 20-minute Q&A. The talks should fit the topic of the project. Here is a non-exhaustive list of possible topics: 

· The philosophical foundations of scientific psychology in early analytic philosophy; 

· Intentionality and the Brentanian legacy in the ‘Cambridge family’; 

· The method of analysis: the Cambridge approach to the mind; 

· The origin of contemporary pathbreaking intuitions in the ‘Cambridge family’, such as the transparency of experience, the zombie intuition or the knowledge argument; 

· Theoretical claims: the relation between mind, body, consciousness, and matter in the ‘Cambridge family’; 

· Stout’s philosophical views and his significance. 

Selected speakers are expected to cover their own travel and accommodation costs. Information on accommodation options is available upon request. 

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#mind, #analytic philosophy