Rice Seminar Conference: "The Value of Consciousness" Module I - Aug 29 to Sep 26

Thursday, August 29, 2019

Do conscious beings have a special status or value in virtue of being conscious? What is it about conscious awareness that bestows on them this kind of value? What exactly is the nature of the special value thus bestowed, and how is it distinguished from other types of moral status? Which beings have this status in virtue of being conscious? 

Module I. Value and Consciousness: Recent Work
8/29. Introductory session: What is the topic?
9/12. Speaker: Charles Siewert (Rice) 
9/26. Speaker: Dorothea Debus (Konstanz)