We are running a weekly seminar in Cambridge, led by Tim Crane. The theme for the seminar in year one was consciousness. The theme for year two is intentionality.

It is attended by the project members and visitors, as well as undergraduate and graduate students at the University of Cambridge. Here you can find the slides from year one’s seminar, and both audio and slides from year two’s seminar. You can also download audio on our page on iTunesU.

Year One - Consciousness

You can find slides from last year’s seminar below. Simply click to reveal them.

1. Conceptions of Physicalism (Slides)

2. Supervenience and Reduction (Slides)

3. Ontological vs Explanatory Reduction (Slides)

4. Emergence (Slides)

5. Physicalist Accounts of Consciousness and Intentionality (Slides)

6. Consciousness and Phenomenology (Slides)

7. The Qualia Conception of Consciousness (Slides)

8. Behaviourism's Legacy (Slides)

9. Varieties of Consciousness (Slides)

10. Conscious vs Unconscious Cognition (Slides)

11. Propositional Attitudes (Slides)

12. Phenomenal vs. Access Consciousness (Slides)

13. Conscious Content (Slides)

14. Consciousness and the Content of Pictures (Slides)

15. Acquaintance and Demonstrative Thought (Slides)

16. Returning to Physicalism (Slides)

17. A Non-Physicalist Alternative (Slides)

Year Two - Intentionality

You can find audio and slides from this year’s seminar below. Simply click to reveal them.

1. Introducing Intentionality and its History (Audio & Slides)
2. Intentionality, Mental Capacities, and Brentano (Audio & Slides)
3. Intentionality in Brentano and Analytic Philosophy (Audio & Slides)
4. Brentano and the Semantic Approach to the Propositional Attitudes (Audio & Slides)
5. The Semantic Approach and Intentionality vs. Intensionality (Audio & Slides)
6. Frege's Legacy (Audio & Slides)
7. Psychologism about the Psychological (Audio & Slides)
8. Intentionality and the Objects of Thought (Audio & Slides)
9. Two Problems of Intentionality (Audio & Slides)
10. Intentionality, Putnam, and Magic (Audio & Slides)
11. Distinguishing Intentionality and Reference (Audio & Slides)
12. The Problem of Non-Existence (Audio & Slides)
13. Being, Existence, and Quantification (Audio & Slides)
14. Meinong and Meinongianism (Audio & Slides)
15. The Solution to the Problem of Non-Existence (Audio & Slides)

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