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Fathoming Consciousness: Meaning and Measurement

Friday, February 14, 2014
12:00 AM
4th Floor Rackham

A symposium free and open to the public

The University of Michigan branch of the Institute for Complex Adaptive Matter and the Center for the Study of Complex Systems Announces the following upcoming Symposium:

Fathoming Consciousness: Meaning & Measurement

Coffee and Snacks Provided • Registration Not Required

Event Schedule

8:30AM – 9:00AM
Coffee and Snacks

9:00AM – 9:15AM
Welcome and Opening Remarks: Jim Allen


Morning Session • Chair: Charles Doering

9:15AM – 10:00AM
Levels of Consciousness
John Holland – University of Michigan

10:00AM – 10:15AM
Discussion

10:15AM – 10:45AM
Coffee

10:45AM – 11:30AM
Consciousness and the Dying Brain
George Mashour – University of Michigan

11:30AM – 11:45AM
Discussion

11:45AM – 1:00PM
Break and Poster Viewing
Lunch (Independently)


Afternoon Session • Chair: Patrick Grim

1:00PM – 1:45PM
That Which is Clear and Knowing: Buddhist Views of Consciousness
Donald Lopez – University of Michigan

1:45PM – 2:00PM
Discussion

2:00PM – 2:45PM
The Diverse Accounts of Consciousness Now Available, and a Possible Way to Get Past Them
Paul Churchland – University of California at San Diego

2:45PM – 3:00PM
Discussion

3:00PM – 3:30PM
Coffee

3:30PM – 4:15PM
Evolutionary Approach to Artificial Consciousness
Chris Adami – Michigan State University

4:15PM – 5:00PM
Closing Discussion

5:00PM
Adjourn


Organizers:

J.W. Allen, C. R. Doering and P. Grim (University of Michigan)

We will have a poster session.
For more information, please contact cscs@umich.edu

Event Poster