The Complex Self: Reflections on Interdisciplinarity

Conference in Copenhagen 30 November - 2 December 2011 


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30 November 2011 

09:00-09:30 Welcome and Introduction
                   Maja Horst 
                   Head of Department
                   Department of Media, Cognition and Communication,
                   University of Copenhagen, DK
                   Klaus Bock 
                   Professor, Chairman 
                   Danish National Research Foundation

                   Dan Zahavi
                   Professor, Director 
                   Center for Subjectivity Research

09:30-10:45 Daniel Stern: University of Geneva, CH
                   The development of a dialogic self
10:45-12:00 Marya Schechtman: University of Illinois at Chicago, US 
                   How big is the self? selves, persons, and interdisciplinarity
12:00-13:00 Lunch break
13:00-14:15 John Barresi: Dalhouse University, CAN
                   Unity versus multiplicity of self:where do we go from here?
14:15-14:45 Coffee break
14:45-16:00 Stan Klein: UC Santa Barbara, US
                   The multifaceted self: neuropsychological evidence and its implications
                   for the self as a construct in psychology and philosophy?
16:00-17.15 Dan Zahavi: University of Copenhagen, DK
                   Figuring the self: can we learn anything from philosophy?

1 December 2011 

09:30-10:45 Shaun Gallagher: University of Central Florida, US
                   Complications in the ‘warmth and intimacy' of bodily self-consciousness
10:45-12:00 Vittorio Gallese: University of Parma, IT 
                   What is so special about embodied simulation: 
                   implications for interdisciplinarity
12:00-13:00 Lunch break
13:00-14:15 Albert Newen: University of Bochum, GER 
                   Dimensions of the self and its development
14:15-14:45 Coffee break
14:45-16:00 Jennifer Radden: University of Massachusetts, US
                   The self and its moods in depression and mania
16:00-17.15 Josef Parnas: University of Copenhagen, DK
                   What can schizophrenia teach us about the structure of the self?

2 December 2011

09:30-10:45 Quassim Cassam: Warwick University, UK
10:45-12:00 Robert Pippin: University of Chicago, US
                   'Hollywood Skepticism' in Nicholas Ray's in a Lonely Place
12:00-13:00 Lunch break
13:00-14:15 Ingolf Dalferth: Claremont Graduate University, US
                   Situated selves
14:15-15:30 Arne Grøn: University of Copenhagen, DK
                   Transforming oneself