Ratio Annual Conference

University of Reading, Department of Philosophy

22 April 2017, Reading


Self and Attention: Cross-Cultural Perspectives

(See conference webpage)

Jonardon Ganeri (New York University)
Keynote: The Role of Attention in Buddhist Philosophy of Mind

Jake Davis (New York University)
Virtues of Attention

Amber Carpenter (Yale-NUS)
Attention as a means of Self-Dissolution and Reformation

Jan Westerhoff (University of Oxford)
Language, Truth, and Meaning in Madhyamaka

Sebastian Watzl (University of Oslo)

James Stazicker (University of Reading)
Attention as Visual Determinacy: Merleau-Ponty, James and the Cognitive Neuroscience of Attention


Please book online: http://store.rdg.ac/2017AprRatioConference

£20, £10 (students & concessions) – includes lunch & refreshments. We have a small number of student bursaries for help with conference fees and accommodation costs.

Registration is from 9.30-10.00 am. The final talk ends at 5.30 pm


Room G10, Henley Business School, University of Reading, Whiteknights, Reading RG6 6UD. Travel and Directions

For further information, email Shalini Sinha at shalini.sinha@reading.ac.uk

With thanks to the Analysis Trust, the Mind Association, the NYU Virtues of Attention Project and the School of Humanities at the University of Reading.