Oslo Mind Group Seminar: Erlend Owesen, Eliminativism About Phenomenal Consciousness

We will be discussing a draft paper by Erlend Owesen on eliminativism about phenomenal consciousness.

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This paper explores and defends eliminativism about phenomenal consciousness. First, I discuss what definition of consciousness both non-reductive and reductive realists can agree about in order to avoid verbal dispute, which identifies the target for eliminativism. Then I clarify the eliminativist position by addressing potential objections.

Note: this is a ‘read-ahead’ seminar and will take place via Microsoft Teams.

A copy of the paper for discussion will be made available via the Seminars channel of the Oslo Mind Group team, which is open to all University of Oslo members, in advance, or is available upon request from the organizer (see below) for non-UiO users. All are welcome to attend.


Keith Wilson
Published Aug. 28, 2020 11:24 AM - Last modified Dec. 2, 2020 12:51 PM