Toward a Science of Consciousness LO21944 -Call for papers: Tucson 2000

Jim Laukes (jlaukes@U.Arizona.EDU)
Sun, 20 Jun 1999 17:38:20 -0700 (MST)

Conference Announcement
Call for Papers

Toward a Science of Consciousness "Tucson 2000"

April 10-15, 2000
Tucson Convention Center Music Hall
Tucson, Arizona

Sponsored by
Consciousness Studies
at the University of Arizona

Representatives from psychology, neuroscience, cognitive science,
philosophy, computer science, physics, mathematics, medicine, physiology,
biochemistry, anthropology, art and other fields are invited to a fourth
major interdisciplinary scientific conference on consciousness.

This conference will continue the exploration of one of science's last
great frontiers. In the tradition of the first three Tucson conferences,
the meeting will transcend disciplinary boundaries. Participants will
raise questions from areas throughout the sciences and humanities, and
seek answers wherever they may be found.

Abstracts are due October 15, 1999. Submission guidelines are available at
our website:

Relevant topics include:
Philosophy: conceptual foundations, qualia, ontology, explanation,
self, intentionality, mental causation, reality, free will

Neuroscience: neural correlates of consciousness, neuropsychology,
vision, motor control, blindsight, anesthetic and psychoactive drugs,

Cognitive Science and Psychology: implicit processes, attention,
metacognition, memory, language, emotion, sleep, cognitive models,
artificial intelligence, animal consciousness

Physical and Biological Sciences: quantum theory, space and time,
evolution, biophysics, medicine, computational theory, quantum
computation and information, life

Phenomenology and Culture: first-person methods, religion and
contemplative studies, anthropology, transpersonal psychology,
hypnosis, parapsychology, aesthetics

Scientific Program Committee
David Chalmers, Philosophy, The University of Arizona
Stuart Hameroff, Anesthesiology and Psychology, The University of
Alfred Kaszniak, Psychology, Neurology and Psychiatry, The University of
Christof Koch, Computation and Neural Systems, California Institute of
Marilyn Schlitz, Research Director, Institute of Noetic Sciences
Alwyn Scott, Mathematics, The University of Arizona and Technical
University of Denmark
Petra Stoerig, Psychology, University of Dusseldorf
Keith Sutherland, Publisher, Journal of Consciousness Studies

For more information, contact
Jim Laukes
Consciousness Studies
Department of Psychology
The University of Arizona
Tucson, Arizona 85721



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