The Value of Consciousness

April 15, 2020 - April 17, 2020
Humanities Research Center , Rice University

United States

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Oxford University
Harvard University


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Wednesday 15 April: Consciousness and Well-being  

9:30-10:50am Gwen Bradford (Rice), "Consciousness and Welfare"

11am-12:20pm Andrew Lee (Rice), "Life is Neutral"  


2-3:20pm Darren Medeiros (Rice), "Cognitive Phenomenology and the Higher Pleasures"

3:30-5:30pm Keynote 1: Roger Crisp (Oxford), "Towards a Global Hedonism"

Thursday 16 April: Phenomenology of Value

9:30-10:50am Íngrid Vendrell Ferran (Frankfurt), "The Value of Imagination"

11am-12:20pm Arnaud Dewalque (Liège), "An Experiential Notion of Knowing" 

Friday 17 April: The Epistemic Value of Consciousness  

9:30-10:50am Matt Duncan (Rhode Island), "Experience is Epistemic"

11am-12:20pm Anna Giustina (Rice), "The Epistemic Significance of Introspective Acquaintance"  


2-4pm Keynote 2: Catherine Elgin (Harvard), "Awareness, Appreciation, and Understanding"

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April 14, 2020, 5:00am CST

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