Neural Mechanisms Webconference 2018: New Challenges in Philosophy of Neuroscience

The editors of Neural Mechanisms Online announce the program for their 2018 webconference, on the topic of New Challenges in the Philosophy of Neuroscience. For more information, visit the conference program.

Friday 5 October 2018

FROM …WHO?TITLE
8 GMTHong Yu WongEmbodiment: Structure and Mechanisms
9 GMTChiara BrozzoCategorical perceiving motor actions
9.45 GMTBREAK
10 GMTAlessio PlebeNeural mechanisms and development in the cortex
10.45 GMTBryce GessellDoes the brain have a “functional unit”?
11.30 GMTLONG BREAK
12.30 GMTDaniel Burnston & Philipp HaueisEvolving Concepts of “Hierarchy” in Systems Neuroscience
13.15 GMTLuis FavelaNeural reuse is a general mechanism, but Neural Darwinism is a fundamental theory
14.00 GMTBREAK
14.15 GMTDavid ColacoRecharacterizing Scientific Phenomena
15.00 GMTGualtiero PiccininiLevels of Being: An Egalitarian Account

Saturday 6 October 2018

FROM …WHO?TITLE
12.30 GMTAlfredo VernazzaniA Mechanistic Framework for the Neural Correlates of Conscious Visual Object Perception
13.15 GMTJessey WrightSearching for what isn’t There: Two Challenges for Data-Driven Ontology Revision in Cognitive Neuroscience
14 GMTBREAK
14.30 GMTCarrie FigdorThe Fallacy of the Homuncular Fallacy
15.15 GMTJavier Gomez-LavinWorking Memory is Not a Natural Kind

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Just as the webinars, the conference will be hosted by Cisco WebEx (more details HERE).

We are willing to express our gratitude to all those who have submitted a paper. Moreover, we are very grateful to the reviewers that scored and provided comments on the papers:

  • Michael ANDERSON
  • Ken AIZAWA
  • Sofia BONICALZI
  • Zdenka BRZOVIĆ
  • Alessio BUCCI
  • Fausto CARUANA
  • Mazviita CHIRIMUUTA
  • Matteo COLOMBO
  • Matthieu DEWITT
  • Krys DOLEGA
  • Joseph DEWHURST
  • Mirko FARINA
  • Stephen GADSBY
  • Matteo GRASSO
  • Marcello IENCA
  • Liz IRVINE
  • Marko JURJAKO
  • Lena KÄSTNER
  • Colin KLEIN
  • Daniel KOSTIC
  • Francesco MARCHI
  • Joseph MCCAFFREY
  • Marco NATHAN
  • Alfredo PATERNOSTER
  • Carlotta PAVESE
  • Gualtiero PICCININI
  • Emily PRYCHITKO
  • Charles RATHKOPF
  • Jackie SULLIVAN
  • Antonella TRAMACERE
  • Alberto VOLTOLINI
  • Daniel WEISKOPF
  • Hong Yu WONG
  • Tal YARKONI