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First International Conference for the Study of Consciousness within Science

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San Francisco, California (USA) - February 17-18, 1990

 

The speakers were sixteen eminent scientists and other scholars, including two Nobel laureates:

  • John Eccles, Nobel laureate, neuroscience
    New Concepts on the Mind-Brain Problem
  • George Wald, Nobel laureate, biology
    On the Nature of Consciousness
  • Roger Sperry, Nobel Laureate, Hixton Professor of Psychobiology, Caltech, Pasadena, California
  • Henry Stapp, L.B. Labs, U.C. Berkeley, physics
    A Quantum Theory of Consciousness
  • Karl Pribram, Center for Brain Research and Informational Sciences, Radford University, Virginia
    Brain States and Processes as Determinants of the Contents of Consciousness
  • E.C.G. Sudarshan, Dept. of Physics, U. of Texas, Austin
    Patterns in the Universe
  • John Searle, Dept. of Philosophy,University of California, Berkeley
    What is Wrong with the Philosophy of Mind?
  • Ravi V. Gomatam, Bhaktivedanta Institute
    Mind and the Symbol Processing Context
  • Robert Rosen, Dept. of Biology, Dalhousie University
    Consciousness; Immanent or Transcendent?
  • Robert Jahn, Dept. of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Princeton University
    Margins of Reality—The Role of Consciousness in the Physical World
  • Brenda Dunne, Dept. of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Princeton University
    Margins of Reality—The Role of Consciousness in the Physical World
  • A.G. Cairns-Smith, Dept. of Chemistry, Glasgow University
    Evolution and Consciousness
  • Vasillii V. Nalimov, Dept. of Mathematics, Moscow State University
    Spontaneity of Consciousness: A Probabilistic Theory of Meanings and Semantic Architectonics of Personality
  • Richard L.Thompson, Bhaktivedanta Institute
    A Trans-Temporal Approach to Mind-Brain Interaction
  • H. Frohlich, Dept. of Physics, University of Liverpool
  • David Long, Dept. of Philosophy, California State University, Sacramento

Over 500 registered delegates attended and participated in the deliberations of the conference.

 

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