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Philosophy for Lunch: Is Consciousness a Brain Process?

October 24, 2019, 11:45 am - 12:45 pm
Location Schmitt Hall - 104
SponsorThe Department of PhilosophyCostFreeMore Informationhttps:/‌/‌‌philosophy/‌philosophy-for-lunch/‌Posted InCollege of Humanities and Social Sciences
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"Is Consciousness a Brain Process?"

Description:  Modern science has taught us that there is a strong correlation between conscious states and brain processes. What does this correlation tell us? Could conscious states be nothing over and above brain processes? In this P4L, we'll consider these questions by reading selections from J. J. C. Smart’s classic article “Sensations and Brain Processes.”

Thursdays, 11:45 AM–12:45 PM

Schmitt Hall, Room 104

What is P4L?
Students and professors close-read and discuss a few great passages of philosophy.

Who’s invited?
No preparation or previous knowledge of philosophy is needed. Everyone is welcome!

Should I bring anything?
Bring a beverage, and if you’re hungry, bring your actual lunch.