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Philosophy and Religious Studies

Philosophy & Religious Studies Fall Colloquium - Consciousness as a Brain Process

Thursday, Nov 15, 2012
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm


Dr. Gary Bartlett, Assistant Professor in the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies, will give a public talk titled "Consciousness as a Brain Process" on Thursday, November 15th from 7:00 PM to 8:50 PM in the Language and Literature Building Room 221.

Statement from Dr. Bartlett:

In 1956 U.T. Place proposed that consciousness is a brain process. His controversial claim was that conscious experiences are identical with brain processes. But he made another claim which he did not emphasize, and which philosophers have largely forgotten: that conscious experiences are brain processes. I argue that this latter claim deserves to be rehabilitated.
 

Event Type: 
Academic