The Medical Ethics of Consciousness

February 20, 2020
Humanities Research Center , Rice University

Rice University
United States

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Institut Jean Nicod

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  • 10-11:20 Diane O'Leary (Western Ontario), "The value of consciousness in medicine"
  • 11:20-12:40 Andrea Lavazza (Arezzo, Italy), "What human brain-organoid research teaches us about consciousness and its value"
  • 2:00-3:30 Tim Bayne (Monash), Sunil Kothari (Memorial Hermann hospital), and Christos Lazaridis (Chicago): round-table discussion on consciousness and patients in permanent vegetative state
  • 3:45-5 Lan Li (Rice), "Heavy hearts: Cognition, emotion, and the mind in Chinese medicine"

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February 19, 2020, 5:00pm CST

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