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Wednesday, January 15

FATHOMING CONCSIOUSNESS Symposium - ICAM/Complex Systems Event


Please take note of this upcoming event co-sponsored by the Center for the Study of Complex Systems and ICAM.  A .pdf of the event poster is attached..  If you have a place to post one or several, please feel free to make a copy (or copies) and do so.  If you have a place where you would think a larger (10x17) poster could be placed, please let us know and we will either get one to you, or have one placed there.

When it has been finalized, the order of the speakers and the start times of each talk, will be posted on the Complex Systems website www.lsa.umich.edu/cscs/

The University of Michigan branch of the Institute for Complex Adaptive Matter and
the Center for the Study of Complex Systems
at the University of Michigan announce:

Fathoming Consciousness:
Meaning and Measurement

A symposium free and open to the public

Friday 14 February 2014
4th Floor Rackham
University of Michigan
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Coffee and snacks provided
Registration not required.

Consciousness and the Dying Brain
    George Mashour--UM, Neuroscience and Anesthesiology

That Which is Clear and Knowing: Buddhist Views of Consciousness
     Donald Lopez--UM, Asian Languages and Cultures

The Diverse Accounts of Consciousness Now Available, and a Possible Way to Get Past Them
     Paul Churchland--UC San Diego, Philosophy

Levels of Consciousness
     John Holland--UM, Psychology and Complex Systems

Evolutionary Approach to Artificial Consciousness
    Chris Adami--Michigan State University, Microbiology and Molecular Genetics

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

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