Event: Philosophy workshop on delusions

Workshop: The Nature of Delusions

Date: 20 February 2018.

Location: C110 (John Whyte Room), Building C, Ground Floor, Caulfield Campus, Monash University.

Organizer: Professor Tim Bayne, Monash University.

All welcome – registration not required, but please RSVP.



9:00 Coffee available.

9:15 Tim Bayne (Monash): Welcome.

9:20-10:30 Max Coltheart (Macquarie): Delusional Belief and the Doxastic Reflex.

10:30-10:50 Coffee/Tea.

10:50: 12:00 Matthew Parrott (University of Birmingham): Delusions as Explanations.

12:00-1:00 Stephen Gadsby (Monash): Bayesian Explanation and the Two-factor Theory: Promises and Pitfalls.

1:00-2:00 Lunch: Provided in the venue.

2:00-3:10 Philip Gerrans (University of Adelaide): Delusions, Cognitive Neuroscience, and the Nature of “Hybrid” Doxastic States.

3:10-4:20 Anne Aimola Davies (ANU), Martin Davies (University of Oxford) and Caitlin McGill (ANU): Implicit Knowledge in Anosognosia for Motor Impairments.

4:20-4:30 Coffee/Tea.

4:30-5:30 Wrap-up Session/General Discussion.


Dinner: Pencilled in for Lucy Liu (http://www.lucylius.com.au/)

RSVP essential: Timothy.Bayne@monash.edu by 15 February 2018.