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Barnden, J.A. (2019). Consciousness, meta-causation and temporal passage (real or imagined).
          Talk at International Workshop: What Better Time Than Then?, Society for the Philosophy of Time, University of Siegen, Germany, 18-19 October 2019.
          the talk slides

Barnden, J.A. (2019). Time and consciousness:
                                        Comment on "Creativity, information, and consciousness: The information dynamics of thinking"
                                        by Geraint Wiggins.

          Physics of Life Reviews,, online (September 2019),
          preprint           journal's online version

Barnden, J.A. (2019). The meta-dynamic nature of consciousness.
          Talk at the conference on Models of Consciousness, , University of Oxford, UK, 9-12 September 2019.
          the talk slides

Barnden, J.A. (2019). Consciousness and meta-causation.
          Talk in the Open Sessions at the Joint Session of the Aristotelian Society & Mind Association, , University of Durham, UK, 19-21 July 2019.
          the talk slides

Barnden, J.A. (2018). Consciousness, causal oomph and meta-oomph.
          Poster at 26th Conference of the European Society for Philosophy and Psychology (ESPP 2018), 10-13 Sep. 2018, Rijeka, Croatia.
          the poster           accompanying draft manuscript

Barnden, J.A. (2018). Phenomenal consciousness, meta-causation and developments concerning casual powers and time passage.
          Poster at 22nd Conference for the Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness (ASSC-22), 26-29 June 2018, Krakow, Poland.
          the poster

Barnden, J.A. (2014). Running into consciousness.
          J. Consciousness Studies, 21 (5-6), pp.33-56.
          preprint           journal's online version [then follow link to Ingenta site - same URL but different page]

Barnden, J.A. (2005). Metaphor, self-reflection and the nature of mind.
          In D. N. Davis (Ed.), Visions of Mind: Architectures for Cognition and Affect, pp.45-65.
          Hershey, PA: Information Science Publishing, Idea Group Inc.
          the chapter

Barnden, J.A. (1997). Consciousness and common-sense metaphors of mind.
          In S. O'Nuallain, P. McKevitt & E. Mac Aogain (Eds), Two Sciences of Mind: Readings in Cognitive Science And Consciousness, pp.311-340.
          John Benjamins.

Last mod 23 October 2019