Mind and Emptiness: Perspectives on the Nature of Consciousness

A conference bringing together three perspectives on consciousness: the scientist, the philosopher, and the Buddhist

Day 1: Friday, April 28, 2017

Keynote Address
Evan Thompson, University of British Columbia
“The Nature of Consciousness: A Neurophenomenological Approach”

Day 2: Saturday, April 29, 2017

Peter Tse, Dartmouth College
“Attention in the Brain: Where Volition and Consciousness Come Together to Create our Subjective Reality”

Adam Frank, University of Rochester
“Physics, Philosophy and Mind: A New Path to the Waterfall”


Shinge Roshi, Dai Bosatsu Zendo Monastery
“Consciousness: A Buddhist Perspective”

Panel Discussion