Consciousness and Intention in Economics and Philosophy

Kyoto Sangyo University (KSU) in December 2015



We are happy to announce that Consciousness and Intention in Economics and Philosophy will be held at Kyoto Sangyo University (KSU) on the 12th and 13th, December 2015.

We hope that it will be joined by researchers and students who are interested in experimental researches in economics, philosophy and other sciences, as the previous conferences hosted by Kyoto Experimental Economics Laboratory (KEEL) of KSU: Experiments in Economic Sciences: New Approaches to Solving Real-world Problems (2004) and How and Why Economists and Philosophers do Experiments: Dialogue Between Experimental Economics and Experimental Philosophy (2010).

The keynote speakers for the conference are

Prof. Kurt Gray

Department of Psychology
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Prof. James Konow
Chair of Economics and Ethics

Kiel University, Germany


Professor of Economics

Loyola Marymount University, USA

Prof. Shaun Nichols
Department of Philosophy
University of Arizona

Prof. Maroš Servátka

Macquarie Graduate School of Management

Prof. Masatoshi Yoshida

Department of Developmental Physiology,

National Institute for Physiological Sciences,

and the invited lecturer for the Sakura Exchange Program in Science, which is jointly organised with the conference, is

Prof. Nick Feltovich

Department of Economics,

Monash University


The conference and the program are organised by KEEL:

Prof. Sobei H. Oda, Prof. Yoshio Iida, Prof. Hiroshi Kitamura, Dr Yan Zhou

in cooperation with Prof. Jiro Okuda (Faculty of Computer Science and Technology, KSU) and Dr Masashi Kasaki (Japan Society of for the Promotion of Science).