Kenny Arnette

Education

Philosophy

M.A. in Philosophy, Department of Philosophy, University of Memphis, TN (expected 2018).

B.A. in Philosophy with departmental honors, University of Memphis, TN (2015).

Psychology

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Health Psychology/Behavioral Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine (UCSM), Denver (1997—8).

Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology, Department of Psychology, Colorado State University (CSU; APA-accredited program), Ft. Collins (1997).

Predoctoral Internship at the American Lake Veterans Affairs Medical Center (ALVAMC; APA-accredited program), Tacoma, WA (1996—7).

M.S. in Counseling Psychology, CSU (1995).

B.S. in Psychology, CSU (1991).

Chemistry

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Cellular Biophysics, Department of Chemistry, CSU (1988—91).

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Bioinorganic Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, CSU (1983—5).

Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, Florida State University (FSU), Tallahassee (1981). Minor: mathematics.

B.S. in Chemistry, UM (1975). Minor: mathematics. Honors: graduated Magna Cum Laude; Chemistry Scholarship Award; Pi Beta Phi member.

Research

Areas of Specialization

Ancient Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Biomedical Ethics

Areas of Competence

Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Religion

Recent Publications

Arnette, J. K., Mays, R. & Mays, S. (2017). "On the locality of consciousness." Journal of Consciousness (in press).

Arnette, J. K. (2017). Book review: The Science of Near-Death Experiences edited by John Hagan, III, M.D. (2017). Journal of Near-Death Studies (in press).

Arnette, J. K. (2015). Book review: The Map of Heaven by Eben Alexander, M.D. with Ptolemy Tompkins (2014). Journal of Near-Death Studies, 33, 164-

Arnette, J. K. (2012). Book review: Recollections of Death: A Medical Investigation by Michael Sabom, M.D. (1982). Journal of Scientific Exploration, 26, 207-211.

Arnette, J. K. (2010). Book review: Evidence of the Afterlife: The Science of Near-death Experiences by Jeffrey Long, M.D. with Paul Perry (2010). Journal of Near-Death Studies, 29, 282-300.

Recent Presentations

Arnette, J. K., Mays, R. & Mays, S. (2017, May). "On the locality of consciousness." Paper presented at the International Consciousness Conference, sponsored by the International Academy of Consciousness, Miami, FL.

Arnette, J. K. (2017, May). Participant in round-table panel discussion on consciousness research at the International Consciousness Conference.

Arnette, J. K. (2017, April). "From pseudo-science to quasi-science: Philosophy of science and the psychiatry of depression." Paper presented at the Mid-South Philosophy Conference, Rhodes College, Memphis, TN.

Arnette, J. K. (2017, April). Commentary on "Ion channels and indeterminism in the brain" by Bryce Gessel. Paper presented at the Mid-South Philosophy Conference, Rhodes College.

Arnette, J. K. (2017, February). "Cognitive science in classical Athens: Extended mind and affordances in Plato's Meno." Paper presented at the Eleventh Annual London Ancient Science Conference; University College London, University of London, and the School for Advanced Study, London, U.K.

Arnette, J. K. (2016, October). "Is religion necessary for morality?" Invited paper presented as part of a special workshop on Divine Command Theory at the annual meeting of the Tennessee Philosophical Association, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN.

Arnette, J. K. (2016, June). "The optimal data for a science of consciousness: A reply to Charles Tart." Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Scientific Exploration, Boulder, CO.

Arnette, J. K. (2016, February). "Aristotle qua scientist, as revealed by criticisms of Platonic forms in the Metaphysics and the Nicomachean Ethics." Paper presented at the Tenth Annual London Ancient Science Conference, London, U.K.

Arnette, J. K. (2016, February). "Heraclitus' doctrine of flux: An anticipation of modern scientific discoveries." Paper presented at the Tenth Annual London Ancient Science Conference, London, U.K.

Contact

Email: jkrnette@memphis.edu