Workshop: “Consciousness and First Person Access,” Mind, Brain and Behavior Research Group, H-232, 10:30AM-5:15PM February 23 (EN)

“Mini-Workshop on Consciousness and First Person Access”

Date: Friday 23rd February, 2018
Time: 1030-1230 & 1430-1715
Place: Main Campus, Room: H-232

Organized by the Mind, Brain and Behavior Research Group at Bilkent University

Everyone is warmly invited to attend
Program and abstracts at


Morning session:-

1030-1040 Welcome

1040-1130: Key note – Murat Aydede (University of British Columbia, Philosophy) “Is the Pain Experience Transparent? Introspecting Phenomenal Qualities”

1140-1155: Respondent – Istvan Aranyosi (Bilkent, Philosophy)

1155-1210: Respondent – Tufan Kıymaz (Bilkent, Philosophy)

1210-1245: Discussion

Afternoon session:-

1440-1525: Mina Elhamiasl (Bilkent, Neuroscience/ UMRAM) “Health Anxiety: Where Interpretation Bias and Sensitivity to Bodily Sensations Meet”

1535-1620: Tufan Kıymaz (Bilkent, Philosophy) “Is Consciousness Phenomenal Conceptualization of the Physical?”

1630-1715: Bill Wringe (Bilkent, Philosophy) “First Person Access, Collective Emotions and Other Minds