This conference is funded as part of the Irish Research Council projects ['The Social Matrix: An investigation of the subjective bases of violence, destructiveness and ethical failure', Anya Daly], [‘The Constitution of Personal Identity: Self-Consciousness, Agency and Mutual Recognition’, James Jardine] and is also sponsored by the School of Philosophy and the School of Computer Science, University College Dublin.  


Dr. Anya Daly - Irish Research Council Postdoctoral Fellow, Philosophy, University College Dublin 2016-2018. Honorary Fellow, School of Historical and Philosophical Studies, University of Melbourne, Australia.

Dr. James Jardine - Irish Research Council Postdoctoral Fellow, Philosophy, University College Dublin 2017-2018.

Professor Dermot Moran - School of Philosophy, University College Dublin. Joseph Chair in Catholic Philosophy, Boston College; President of the International Federation of Philosophical Studies/Fédération Internationale des Sociétés de Philosophie.

Associate Professor Fred Cummins - Cognitive Science/ School of Computer Science, University College Dublin.

Professor Brendan Kelly (conference advisor) - Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University College Dublin. Professor of Psychiatry, Trinity College Dublin. Consultant Psychiatrist, Tallaght Hospital, Dublin.

Conference Assistants:

Clémence Saintemarie - Tutor/ Teaching Assistant, School of Philosophy, University College Dublin.
Abeba Birhane - Postgraduate Student, School of Computer Science, Cognitive Science, University College Dublin.

Jonathan Mitchell - Postgraduate Student, School of Philosophy, University College Dublin.

Mark James - Postgraduate Student, School of Computer Science/ Cognitive Science, University College Dublin.

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