JOB: Tulane University

The Tulane Philosophy Department in connection with the Cognitive Studies Program invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor to start fall 2020. Teaching responsibilities will include expository science writing and one or more of the core Cognitive Studies courses, such as: Mind in Evolution, Consciousness, Foundations of Cognitive Science, and …

JOB: Tulane University

The Tulane University Philosophy Department is hiring a Professor of Practice in the area of Asian Philosophy/Buddhism, with an AOC in the Philosophy of Mind.  Professors of practice are non-tenure track but continuing positions with full benefits, and with opportunities for long-term employment and increases in compensation.  Professors of practice …

Update to “Philosophy of Neuroscience” Entry in the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy

The Fall 2019 revision/update of the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy’s “Philosophy of Neuroscience” entry includes revisions to previously published sections, and an entirely new section on work in the field during the second decade of the 21st century. Detailed discussion of recent work on mechanism reflects the dominance that this …

Symposium on Bayne, “On the axiomatic foundations of the integrated information theory of consciousness”

I am delighted to announce the next symposium in our series on articles from Neuroscience of Consciousness.  Neuroscience of Consciousness is an interdisciplinary journal focused on the philosophy and science of consciousness, and gladly accepts submissions from both philosophers and scientists working in this fascinating field. We have two types …

CFA: Tool Development in Experimental Neuroscience: A Science-in-Practice Workshop

Workshop Organizers: John Bickle (Mississippi State University and University of Mississippi Medical Center) Carl Craver (Washington University in St. Louis) Pensacola, Florida; Pensacola Beach Hotel To be held in conjunction with the annual meeting of the Alabama Philosophical Society, Hilton September 27-28, 2019 Call for Abstracts: 750 Words, Due July …

Symposium on Letheby and Gerrans, “Self unbound: ego dissolution in psychedelic experience”

I am delighted to announce the next symposium in our series on articles from Neuroscience of Consciousness.  Neuroscience of Consciousness is an interdisciplinary journal focused on the philosophy and science of consciousness, and gladly accepts submissions from both philosophers and scientists working in this fascinating field. We have two types …

CFA: Natural Kinds in Cognitive Science

Workshop Organizers: Muhammad Ali Khalidi and Joshua Mugg York University Toronto, Canada June 27-28, 2019 Call for Extended Abstracts: up to 1000 words. Submission Deadline: February 28, 2019Notifications: April 1, 2019 What is the status of natural kinds in cognitive science? While philosophers have long been interested in natural kinds …

Symposium on Haun, Tononi, Koch, and Tsuchiya: “Are we underestimating the richness of visual experience?”

I am delighted to announce the next symposium in our series on articles from Neuroscience of Consciousness.  We have two types of symposia.  For primarily theoretical articles, we will have several commentators from a variety of theoretical perspectives.  For novel empirical research, we will have single commentators whose goal is …

Symposium on Isham et al.: “Deliberation period during easy and difficult decisions: Re-examining Libet’s ‘veto’ window in a more ecologically valid framework”

I am delighted to announce the second in our series of symposia on articles from Neuroscience of Consciousness.  We have two types of symposia.  For primarily theoretical articles, such as in last week’s post, we will have several commentators from a variety of theoretical perspectives.  For novel empirical research, we …

Symposium on Shea and Frith: “Dual-process theories and consciousness: the case for ‘Type Zero’ cognition”

I am thrilled to introduce our first symposium in a series on articles from Neuroscience of Consciousness, on Nicholas Shea and Chris Frith’s “Dual-process theories and consciousness: the case for ‘Type Zero’ cognition.”  We have three excellent commentaries on the paper, by Jacob Berger, Nick Byrd, and Elizabeth Schechter, along …