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Coming This Summer!

The Foundations of Mind II Conference

August 13–15, 2015

3105 Tolman Hall • University of California at Berkeley, CA 94720

First call for papers/participation:
Foundations of Mind II: A Dialogue of World Views

A publisher has been confirmed for the conference proceedings

 SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT 

Aug. 15, 11 a.m.
 Fritjof Capra 
The Systems View of Life:
  A Unified Conception of Mind, Matter, and Life  

Click here for the latest schedule [PDF, 90K, Updated 6/30/15]

 Early-Bird Registration: 

July 24, 2015: Deadline for early-bird registration fee of $200 at:
http://www.foundationsofmind.org/register-conference.html

The fee thereafter is $300 for the entire conference, or $50 for individual panels.
The conference is free for Cal students.

 
This year’s conference examines the rapidly-changing 21st century intellectual, social, and religious landscape in these categories:

  • the science-religion dialogue
  • the foundations of physics, biology, and consciousness studies
  • the role of activist academics in the university
 
 

Confirmed plenary speakers / panelists include:

 
 
  • Stuart Kauffman (Systems Biology, Seattle)
  • Brian Barsky (UC Berkeley)
  • Kevin Padian (UC Berkeley)
  • Walter Freeman III (UC Berkeley)
  • Henry Stapp (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, UC Berkeley)
  • Howard Pattee (Binghamton University)
  • Jacob Needleman (San Francisco State University)
  • Menas Kafatos
  • Len Talmy (University of Buffalo)
  • Swami Prasannatmananda (Vedanta Society)
  • Cynthia Sue Larson (Reality Shifters)
  • Mikey Siegel (Consciousness Hacker)
  • Jeffery A. Martin (Center for the Study of Non-Symbolic Consciousness)
  • Beverly Rubik (FAIM)
  • Ignacio Chapela (UC Berkeley)
  • Marcin Joachimiak (Physical Biosciences, LBNL)
  • José Acacio de Barros (Stanford University)

More speakers will be added. We are also pleased to host members of the Biohackers and Consciousness Hackers communities in the Bay Area.

 
 

Deadline for Papers:

For further details on the major themes and the panels go to:
http://www.foundationsofmind.org/blog.html

Click Here to Register




Proceedings of the Foundations of Mind I Conference (2014) are now available free on the e-journal Cosmos and History.
They will later be issued by Cambridge Scholars Publishing as a book.
 
 

 


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