The 39th Fullerton Philosophy Symposium




Consciousness and the Self

Self-awareness, Self-thought, self-reference, and self-knowledge.


Date: April 29-30, 2009


Location: California State University at Fullerton




(In alphabetical order)


Alex Byrne.  MIT. Title: "Knowing What I Want" [Abstract]


David Chalmers. Australian National University. Title: "Consciousness and Self-Knowledge"


Fred Dretske.  Duke University. Title: "I Think I Think, Therefore I Am... I Think" [Abstract]


John Perry.  Stanford University. Title: "Thinking and Talking about the Self" [Abstract]


Jesse Prinz.  UNC at Chapel Hill. Title: "Waiting for the Self" [Abstract]


Eric Schwitzgebel.  UC Riverside. Title: "Self-Unconsciousness" [Abstract]


Sydney Shoemaker.  Cornell University. Title: "Personhood and Consciousness" [Abstract]




Symposium Précis


Sponsored by:

The Philosophy Department of California State University at Fullerton

The Philosophy Club, The Philosophy Alumni Club, and the Inter Club Council



Faculty Organizers:

JeeLoo Liu, Heather Battaly

Associate Professors

Department of Philosophy

CSU Fullerton


Student Organizing Committee Chairs:

Pamela Chui, President of the Philosophy Club

Mimi Vong, Vice President of the Philosophy Club

Student Organizing Committee Members: Kyle Bova, Heidi Carter, Farzad Mozafarzadeh, Shanna Wexelblatt

Department of Philosophy

CSU Fullerton




For further information, please contact JeeLoo Liu



Lodging Information: We will be reserving a block of rooms at Fullerton Marriott. Please let JeeLoo Liu know if you are interested in attending this Symposium so that we can decide how many rooms to reserve for this event.

2701 East Nutwood Avenue
Fullerton, California 92831 USA
Phone: 1-714-738-7800
Fax: 1-714-738-0288

Advance Registration Form Advance registration fees is $20, which will cover lunch for both days and the post-symposium party.

Parking Information: The cost of a daily permit is $5.00. Daily permits may be purchased in Lots: A, E, and G during all hours in which permits are required and are valid in all student lots and parking structures. Campus map