Lichtenberg-Professor of Philosophy
I am a philosopher. My research focuses mainly on consciousness and cognition, and draws on both philosophy and the sciences of the mind. Further interests include Kant's theoretical philosophy and the philosophy of cognitive science broadly.
Ruhr-University Bochum, Universitätsstr. 150 / GA3, 29
44801 Bochum, Email: tobias dot schlicht at rub dot de
Three exciting workshops coming up in September!
Metaphysics of Experience, September 1-2, 2022
This hybrid workshop, organized with Albert Newen and planned for Jan 2021 and postponed due to the pandemic, engages with the metaphysical nature of the conscious properties of experience. Register by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thursday, September 1st:
09:00 arrival and coffee
09:30 David Papineau (King’s College/CUNY): Problems for representationalism
11:00 Alex Byrne (MIT): Experience and Objectivity
13:30 Umrao Sethi (Brandeis): Accounting for seeming presence
15:15 Albert Newen (RUB): The ALARM Theory of Consciousness
16.45 Laura Gow (Liverpool): Wannabe Representation
19.00 Dinner (Living Room, Bochum)
Friday September 2nd:
09:00 arrival and coffee
09:30 Stefanie Grüne (Berlin): Are representationalism and naïve realism compatible?
11:00 Alex Grzankowski (Birkbeck): Awareness of Universals
13:30 Katalin Farkas (CEU Vienna): The metaphysics of cognitive experience
15:15 Heather Logue (Leeds): Purpose and procedure in the metaphysics of perceptual experience
16.45 Tim Crane (CEU Vienna): Can representationalism survive Papineau's critique?
This workshop on Bad Beliefs. Conspiracy Theories, Testimony, and Resistance to Evidence is part of the GAP11 congress. Please register by email to email@example.com.
Friday, September 16th
08.30 Welcome Coffee
09.00 Neil Levy (Macquarie University/University of Oxford):
Bad Beliefs. Why they happen to good people
10.15 Mona Simion (University of Glasgow): Knowledge and Disinformation
11.30 Coffee Break
12.00 Thomas Grundmann (University of Cologne): Is Nudging Giving Reasons?
13.15 Lunch Break
14.45 Rachel E. Fraser (University of Oxford): Narrative Scaffolds
16.00 Coffee Break
16.15 Joseph E. Uscinski (University of Miami): Are Conspiracy Theories “Bad” Beliefs?
17.30 Alessandra Tanesini (University of Cardiff): Mindshaping and intellectual virtues
Phenomenal Realism and Illusionism,
check out francoiskammerer.com for further details. Please register by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thursday, September 29
10.00 Keith Frankish (Sheffield/Crete/ Open University): An Illusionist Manifesto
11:45 Michelle Liu (Hertfordshire): Are laypeople phenomenal realists?
14.30 Katalin Balog (Rutgers): Thank God qualia are real, even if God isn’t
16.15 Daniel C. Dennett (Tufts): Qualia are virtual, and none the worse for it. So are songs and dollars
Friday, September 30
10:00 Krzysztof Dołęga (Bochum): What do illusionists talk about when they say that there is ‘something-it-is-like’ to experience consciousness?
11:45 François Kammerer (Bochum): Defining consciousness and denying its existence. Sailing between Charybdis and Scylla
14:30 Hedda Hassel Mørch (Inland Norway): Breaking the stalemate between illusionism and realism
16.15 David Papineau (King’s College / C.U.N.Y.): Reduce or Eliminate? The Varieties of Consciousness Worth Wanting