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Saturday, February 24, 2007 

Held at the University of California - Los Angeles's Dodd Hall

Breakfast at 9:00 am in 399 Dodd

Philosophy Smorgasbord Starts at 9:30am in 175 Dodd

“Phenomenal Character is Out in the World”: What Does that Mean?
Presenter: Heather Logue of MIT
Commentator: Brian Glenney of USC
Chair: Tamar Weber of UCLA
9:30 am – 10:45 am

Transfer Principles: Some Counterexamples
Presenter: Andrew Bailey of Notre Dame
Commentator: Billy Dunaway of USC
Chair: Eileen Nutting of UCLA
11:00 am - 12:15 pm

Lunch: 12.30pm to 1.30pm in 399 Dodd

The Function and Context-Sensitivity of Knowledge Attributions
Presenter: Brian Kim of Columbia
Commentator: Mikkel Gerken of UCLA
Chair: Robert Shanklin of USC
1:30 pm - 2:45 pm

A Paradox of Higher-Order Vagueness
Presenter: Elia Zardini of St. Andrews
Commentator: Gabe Rabin of UCLA
Chair: Geoff Georgi of USC
3:00 pm - 4:15 pm

Keynote Speaker: Fred Dretske
Duke University
"What  Does Change Blindness Tell Us About Consciousness?"
4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Reception: 6:30pm - 7:30 in 399 Dodd