Call For Papers: 3rd Annual Minds Online Conference

The editors of the Brains blog, together with the Departments of Philosophy at Florida State University and the University of Houston, are pleased to announce that the third annual Minds Online conference will be held during the month of September, 2017. And we hope that you’ll submit, participate, and share this with interested philosophers and cognitive scientists. Keynotes …

Upcoming Events at the Brains blog

With the Minds Online conference now in the rearview mirror we are back to regular programming here at Brains, including two upcoming journal symposia and visits from the authors of several new and forthcoming books: Beginning tomorrow, Tuesday 10/11, Carl Gillett will blog for several days about his book Reduction and Emergence in …

#MindsOnline2016: Skill, Expertise, and Attention

The opening session of the 2016 Minds Online Conference, on Skill Expertise, and Attention, has begun! The talks in this session are: Keynote: “Longer, Smaller, Faster Stronger: on skills and intelligence“, by Ellen Fridland (King’s College London) “Do we reflect when performing skilful actions?”, by Juan Pablo Bermudez (Universidad Externado de Colombia) Commentators: Lieke Asma, Michael …

#MindsOnline2016: Contributed papers on Skill, Expertise, and Attention are now available!

The contributed papers and commentaries for the opening session of the 2016 Minds Online Conference, on Skill Expertise, and Attention, are now available to preview. They are: Juan Pablo Bermudez (Universidad Externado de Colombia), Do we reflect while performing skillful actions? Automaticity, control, and the perils of distraction Denis Buehler (Universidad Nacional Autónoma …

#MindsOnline2015, Session 3: Belief and Reasoning

The third session of the Minds Online conference has begun! It is on the theme of Belief and Reasoning, and includes the following papers: Ram Neta (UNC) “Basing Is Conjuring” (KEYNOTE) Grace Helton (University of Antwerp): “The Revisability View of Belief” Commentators: Michael Bishop and Neil Van Leeuwen Jack Marley-Payne (MIT): “Against Intellectualist Theories of …

Registration is now open for SPP 2015!

The 41st annual meeting of the Society for Philosophy and Psychology will be held at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina from June 4-6, 2015, with a pre-conference workshop, welcome reception, and poster session on Wednesday, June 3. Registration is now open at the SPP website. The program is not yet …

CFA: Toward a Science of Consciousness 2014

  Toward a Science of Consciousness 2014 Conference  April 21-26, 2014 – Tucson, Arizona – University Marriott Park Scientists, philosophers, researchers, scholars, artists and humanists are invited to the 20th Anniversary of the first Tucson conference “Toward a Science of Consciousness” held in 1994. The 2014 conference will reflect on 20 years of progress, …

2013 Spindel Conference: The Lives of Human Animals

The problem of personal identity is one of the most bewitching puzzles in all of philosophy. Until very recently, most philosophers subscribed to the view first advocated by the 17th-century British philosopher, John Locke. Locke held that our fundamental nature is given by our status as self-conscious, rational agents (“persons”) …

CFP: What is cognition?

Workshop on “What is cognition?” in Bochum, June 27-29, 2013 The workshop invites contributions exploring any and all issues that can move us toward an answer to the question, “what is cognition?”. Contributions are welcome to address a particular view already championed in the literature or bring forward original suggestions …

Call For Papers: Collective Intentionality

Collective Intentionality VIII University of Manchester August 28-31, 2012 Collective Intentionality VIII – as the name suggests! – is the eighth in a series of large-scale international events on joint and/or cooperative action, reasoning, decision, intention, attention, and associated mental and agential phenomena, topics that impact on issues in ethics …

CFP: Varieties of Representation. Kazimierz Naturalist Workshop 2011

This year, we’re again organizing a naturalist workshop in Kazimierz Dolny, Poland, and the topic is representation and its varieties. Here goes the CFP: Kazimierz Dolny, Poland – September 5-9th, 2011  Invited key speakers Francisco Calvo (Murcia)Edouard Machery (Pittsburgh)Huw Price (Sydney / Cambridge)Joelle Proust (Institut Jean-Nicod) The notion of representation is …

OCC Program Finalized

I am pleased to announce that the program for the third Online Consciousness Conference is finalized and is available at the conference website: http://consciousnessonline.wordpress.com/ The conference begins February 18th and lasts until March 4th. Papers (but not commentaries) will be available to read one week before the conference starts February 11th. …

epistemic modals conference announcement

By Janice Dowell Epistemic Modals April 16-18, 2010 University of Nebraska-Lincoln Lincoln, NE Speakers: Keith DeRose,  “Accommodation and Epistemic Possibilities Nobody Knows to be False” Kai von Fintel and Thony Gillies, TBA Angelika Kratzer, “Epistemic Modals: Embedded, Modified, and Plain” John MacFarlane, TBA Robert Stalnaker, “‘If’s, ‘May’s, and ‘Might’s” Eric …

CFP: Mind, Brain, and Experience

I’ve been asked to assist in distributing this CFP: *** CALL FOR PAPERS *** “Mind, Brain, and Experience:At the Intersections of Philosophy, Science, and Medicine” April 10-11, 2008Denver, Colorado hosted by University of Colorado Denver Department of Philosophywith support  fromUniversity of Colorado President’s Fund for the HumanitiesandUniversity of Colorado Center …