Workshop announcement: Personal Identities, Embodiments And Environments

FYI:

Workshop announcement: Personal Identities, Embodiments And Environments

Central Committee Room, MacLaurin Building
University of Hertfordshire, UK
02/07/2010

10am: Welcome, tea, coffee

10.30: Keynote talk: Professor Galen Strawson (University of Reading): TBC

12-12.15: Break

12.15: Andreas Paraskeveides (Edinburgh): Real Agency in Virtual Worlds

13.00: Lunch (own arrangements)

14.00: Tomas Bogardus (UT Austin): Presence at a Distance

14.45: Heidi Tiedke (Maryland): Persons and Their Lives

15.30-15.45: Break

15.45: Rory Madden (UCL): Animalism, Artificial Persons and Virtual
Embodiment

16.30: Keynote talk: Professor Eric Olson (Sheffield): Personal Identity
and the Mind/World Boundary

18.00: Workshop ends

All are very welcome to attend. There is no registration fee for the
workshop, but if you’d like to join us, please email D.Ward2@herts.ac.uk
for catering purposes.

Abstracts for the talks, where available, are here:
http://pionline.blogspot.com/2010/06/personal-identities-embodiments-and.html

The workshop takes place as part of the AHRC-funded research project ‘The
Construction of Personal Identities Online’.

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