Mind, Brain, and Experience: At the Intersections of Philosophy, Science, and Medicine

April 10-11, 2008
Denver, Colorado

hosted by

University of Colorado Denver Department of Philosophy with support from University of Colorado President’s Fund for the Humanities and University of Colorado Center for Bioethics and Humanities

“Mind, Brain, and Experience: At the Intersections of Philosophy, Science,
and Medicine” is a two-day, interdisciplinary conference intended to bring
together scholars, researchers, medical practitioners, and professionals
from various disciplines for the purpose of exploring the relation between
mind and brain, the manifestation of this relation in experience, and the
implications of respective views of this relation for medical practice,
social policy, and the future of our culture more generally. We encourage
submissions from all related fields including but not limited to philosophy,
psychology, psychiatry, neurochemistry, neurobiology, neurology, general
medical practice, cognitive science, computer science, and artificial

Keynote addresses will be given by Richard Grandy, Ph.D., Carolyn and Fred
McManis Professor of Philosophy at Rice University and Mark Johnson, Ph.D.,
Knight Professor of the Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of

Substantial abstracts (500-800 words) of presentations or papers of
approximately 20 minute reading or presentation length are requested by
January 21, 2008. Papers and presentations should be accessible by a broad
scholarly audience. Abstracts should be prepared for blind review. Please
include one file including title and author information, titled “AUTHOR
INFORMATION,” and one file including the title and anonymous abstract,
titled “ABSTRACT.” Submissions should be saved in Word format (.doc),
rich text format (.rtf), or Adobe format (.pdf). Please place “MIND
SUBMISSION” in the subject line of your message.

Email submissions by January 21, 2008, to: kim.garchar@cudenver.edu

Email inquiries to: candice.shelby@cudenver.edu

Conference coordinators:

Candice Shelby, Ph.D. and Kim Garchar, Ph.D.

Department of Philosophy

University of Colorado Denver

P.O. Box 173364, Campus Box 179

Denver, CO 80217-3364


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