Pain Talks Autumn 2016

Continuing our series of pain events, we will have three visiting speakers next term (titles/rooms to follow):

4th October, 2-3.30pm

Prof. Jaideep Pandit

St. John’s Oxford and Consultant Anaesthetist at the Oxford University Hospitals



25th October, 2-3.30pm

Dr. Jennifer Corns

Philosophy, University of Glasgow


6th December, 2-3.30pm

Professor Michael Brady

Philosophy, University of

Talk: Tuesday 14th June

Dr Miguel Sebastián (UNAM Philosophy) and Dr James Stazicker (Reading Philosophy) will present some joint work in progress at CCR on Tuesday 14th June (2.00-3.30pm in HumSS 73). Miguel is visiting Reading as part of his British Academy Newton Mobility Fund project working with James on perceptual discrimination:

Perceptual Discrimination

The talk will draw on predictions of Signal Detection Theory to criticise some philosophical theories of consciousness, as well as making some more positive proposals about what consciousness really is.