<span itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/InformAction"><span style="display:none" itemprop="about" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Thing/Notification"><meta itemprop="description" content="Notification"/></span><span itemprop="object" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Event"><div style=""><table cellspacing="0" cellpadding="8" border="0" summary="" style="width:100%;font-family:Arial,Sans-serif;border:1px Solid #ccc;border-width:1px 2px 2px 1px;background-color:#fff;"><tr><td><meta itemprop="eventStatus" content="http://schema.org/EventScheduled"/><div style="padding:2px"><span itemprop="publisher" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Organization"><meta itemprop="name" content="Google Calendar"/></span><meta itemprop="eventId/googleCalendar" content="_8p0j4ghj8grjaba46go4ab9k6so3aba264p46ba38or4ac9p70ok8h1k84"/><div style="float:right;font-weight:bold;font-size:13px"> <a href="https://protect-au.mimecast.com/s/JD81CROAQotzQO6Zh9BEed?domain=google.com" style="color:#20c;white-space:nowrap" itemprop="url">more details »</a><br></div><h3 style="padding:0 0 6px 0;margin:0;font-family:Arial,Sans-serif;font-size:16px;font-weight:bold;color:#222"><span itemprop="name">David Braddon-Mitchell</span></h3><div style="padding-bottom:15px;font-family:Arial,Sans-serif;font-size:13px;color:#222;white-space:pre-wrap!important;white-space:-moz-pre-wrap!important;white-space:-pre-wrap!important;white-space:-o-pre-wrap!important;white-space:pre;word-wrap:break-word"><span>Causal Conditionalism<p>My preferred solution to the Conceivability Argument against physicalism about the mind involves a departure from the truth of analytic functionalism about the mind: the so-called conditional concepts strategy. This makes functionalism (probably) true, but no longer a priori: what’s analytic is not functionalism, but a conditional which has the truth of functionalism in its consequent.</p><p>This paper explores a new strategy which will have similar benefits to my own, but allows analytic functionalists to still hold that there view about consciousness and experience is analytic. I do this by invoking a similar conditional analysis about the underlying nature of causation while leaving the story about mental states unconditional.</p></span><meta itemprop="description" content="Causal Conditionalism

My preferred solution to the Conceivability Argument against physicalism about the mind involves a departure from the truth of analytic functionalism about the mind: the so-called conditional concepts strategy. This makes functionalism (probably) true, but no longer a priori: what’s analytic is not functionalism, but a conditional which has the truth of functionalism in its consequent.

This paper explores a new strategy which will have similar benefits to my own, but allows analytic functionalists to still hold that there view about consciousness and experience is analytic. I do this by invoking a similar conditional analysis about the underlying nature of causation while leaving the story about mental states unconditional."/></div><table cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" border="0" summary="Event details"><tr><td style="padding:0 1em 10px 0;font-family:Arial,Sans-serif;font-size:13px;color:#888;white-space:nowrap" valign="top"><div><i style="font-style:normal">When</i></div></td><td style="padding-bottom:10px;font-family:Arial,Sans-serif;font-size:13px;color:#222" valign="top"><time itemprop="startDate" datetime="20191017T040000Z"></time><time itemprop="endDate" datetime="20191017T053000Z"></time>Thu 17 Oct 2019 15:00 – 16:30 <span style="color:#888">Eastern Australia Time - Sydney</span></td></tr><tr><td style="padding:0 1em 10px 0;font-family:Arial,Sans-serif;font-size:13px;color:#888;white-space:nowrap" valign="top"><div><i style="font-style:normal">Where</i></div></td><td style="padding-bottom:10px;font-family:Arial,Sans-serif;font-size:13px;color:#222" valign="top"><span itemprop="location" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Place"><span itemprop="name" class="notranslate">The Muniment Room, Main Quad</span><span dir="ltr"> (<a href="https://protect-au.mimecast.com/s/P8uNCXLKZoizG9Qrhkmg_f?domain=google.com" style="color:#20c;white-space:nowrap" target="_blank" itemprop="map">map</a>)</span></span></td></tr><tr><td style="padding:0 1em 10px 0;font-family:Arial,Sans-serif;font-size:13px;color:#888;white-space:nowrap" valign="top"><div><i style="font-style:normal">Calendar</i></div></td><td style="padding-bottom:10px;font-family:Arial,Sans-serif;font-size:13px;color:#222" valign="top">Current Projects</td></tr><tr><td style="padding:0 1em 10px 0;font-family:Arial,Sans-serif;font-size:13px;color:#888;white-space:nowrap" valign="top"><div><i style="font-style:normal">Who</i></div></td><td style="padding-bottom:10px;font-family:Arial,Sans-serif;font-size:13px;color:#222" valign="top"><table cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"><tr><td style="padding-right:10px;font-family:Arial,Sans-serif;font-size:13px;color:#222"><span style="font-family:Courier New,monospace">&#x2022;</span></td><td style="padding-right:10px;font-family:Arial,Sans-serif;font-size:13px;color:#222"><div><div style="margin:0 0 0.3em 0"><span class="notranslate">kristiemiller4@gmail.com</span><span style="font-size:11px;color:#888">- creator</span></div></div></td></tr></table></td></tr></table></div></td></tr><tr><td style="background-color:#f6f6f6;color:#888;border-top:1px Solid #ccc;font-family:Arial,Sans-serif;font-size:11px"><p>Invitation from <a href="https://protect-au.mimecast.com/s/B3piCVAGXPtRXZJQczndIP?domain=google.com" target="_blank" style="">Google Calendar</a></p><p>You are receiving this email at the account sydphil@arts.usyd.edu.au because you are subscribed for notifications on calendar Current Projects.</p><p>To stop receiving these emails, please log in to <a href="https://protect-au.mimecast.com/s/B3piCVAGXPtRXZJQczndIP?domain=google.com">https://www.google.com/calendar/</a> and change your notification settings for this calendar.</p><p>Forwarding this invitation could allow any recipient to send a response to the organiser and be added to the guest list, invite others regardless of their own invitation status or to modify your RSVP. <a href="https://protect-au.mimecast.com/s/AdspCWLJY7iWx4EohKatiC?domain=support.google.com">Learn more</a>.</p></td></tr></table></div></span></span>