Announcing the Contributed Papers for the 2016 Minds Online Conference

Together with Nick Byrd and Cameron Buckner I’m excited to say that the following papers have been selected for the 2016 Minds Online Conference, to be held at the Brains blog this coming September:

  • “Visual Spatial Awareness Probably Requires Visual Awareness of Space”, by Bartek Chomanski (University of Miami)
  • “The multiple localizability thesis: How the mind could extend without multiple realizability or functionalism”, by Karina Vold (McGill University)
  • “Sounds as perceptual mediators”, by Maarten Steenhagen (University of Antwerp)
  • “Miscomputing Individualistically: It’s the Only Way to Do it”, by Chris Tucker (College of William and Mary)
  • “Knowledge-how, Abilities, and Questions”, by Joshua Habgood-Coote (University of St. Andrews)
  • “Joint Mentality and Quasi-Agential Groups”, by Luke Roelofs (Australian National University)
  • “IIT, Russellian Monism and the Combination Problem”, by Hedda Hassel Mørch (NYU / University of Oslo)
  • “Guidance of Visual Attention”, by Denis Buehler (UNAM)
  • “Goal Ascription for the A-rational”, by Sam Clarke (University of Oxford)
  • “Expanding Our Picture of Stereotype Threat”, by Stacey Goguen (Boston University)
  • “Everything is Clear: All Perceptual Experience is Phenomenologically Transparent”, by Laura Gow (University of Antwerp)
  • “Epistemic Closure in Folk Epistemology”, by James R. Beebe and Jake Monaghan (University at Buffalo)
  • “Do we reflect when performing skilful actions? Automaticity, control, and the perils of distraction”, by Juan Pablo Bermudez (Universidad Externado de Colombia)
  • “Cognitive Penetration and top-down modulation in visual perception”, by Dimitria Electra Gatzia (University of Akron)
  • “Attention as Selection for Action: A Challenge”, by Aaron Henry (University of Toronto)

In addition there will be keynote talks by Dorit Bar-On (University of Connecticut), Ellen Fridland (King’s College London), and Bryce Huebner (Georgetown University).

A full program, including the commentators for each paper, should be available soon. Meanwhile, thanks to everyone who submitted their papers, and congratulations to those whose work was accepted. We are looking forward to the conference!