CaSE: Consciousness and Semantic Externalism


WHEN May 12-13, 2017
9 AM - 6:30 PM EST WHERE 19 Washington Square North WHO NYU Abu Dhabi Institute in New York Open to the Public

Conscious experience and mental representation are the two most fundamental aspects of the mind. “Consciousness and Semantic Externalism” explores the relation between the two through the lens of semantic externalism, according to which the representational nature of a mental state is determined by factors outside the individual. This conference brings together many of the finest researchers working on these topics for two days of intense discussion on the relations between consciousness, semantic externalism, phenomenal concepts, representationalism, and the explanatory gap.

The events on Friday, May 12 will take place at NYUAD, located at 19 Washington Square North, and the events on Saturday, May 13 will take place at the NYU Department of Philosophy, located at 5 Washington Place, Room 202. 

To view the Conference Agenda click here.
To view Program Abstracts click here.


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  • Agenda
  • Benj Hellie, Professor of Philosophy, University of Toronto
  • Torin Alter, Professor of Philosophy, The University of Alabama
  • Gabriel Oak Rabin, Assistant Professor of Philosophy, NYUAD
  • Katalin Balog, Associate Professor of Philosophy, Rutgers University – Newark
  • Alex Byrne, Professor of Philosophy, MIT
  • Janet Levin, Associate Professor of Philosophy, USC
  • Derek Ball, Lecturer in Philosophy, University of St. Andrews
Convened by
  • Gabriel Oak Rabin, Assistant Professor of Philosophy, NYUAD
Hosted by
  • NYU Abu Dhabi Institute

In Collaboration with

The NYU Center for Mind, Brain and Consciousness

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