The 28th annual meeting of the European Society for Philosophy and Psychology will take place in Leipzig, Germany from August 31 to September 3, 2020. Keynote speakers are Victoria McGeer, Dorit Bar-On, Vicky Southgate and Herbert Clark. The deadline for submissions is April 1. For further details see: http://www.espp2020.com
Philosophy and the Mind Sciences is a new, peer-reviewed, independent, not-for-profit, entirely open-access journal that “focuses on the interface between philosophy of mind, psychology, and cognitive neuroscience”. Its editors-in-chief are Sascha Benjamin Fink (Magdeburg), Wanja Wiese (Mainz), and Jennifer Windt (Monash).
The journal is now open for submissions.
We are grateful to Kevin Connolly for blogging this week on Perceptual Learning: The Flexibility of the Senses (Oxford University Press, 2019). To view all of Kevin’s posts on a single page, please click here.
Peter U. Tse (Dartmouth) has created a new MOOC that offers a defense of the libertarian position on free will from both neurobiological and philosophical perspectives.
It is available for free on edx.org, and can be viewed after registering at edx (also free, but registering does take a minute).
The Experimental Philosophy Research Group at Florida State University, which is co-directed by David Rose, Mike Bishop, Jack Justus, Al Mele, and yours truly, has a new website, including links to a number of resources that could be useful to those starting out in the field. For more information, visit https://xphi.philosophy.fsu.edu/.
Joe Ulatowski, Dan Weijers, and Justin Sytsma have recently revived the x-phi blog under the auspices of the Australasian Experimental Philosophy Group: xphiblog.com. Edouard Machery has recently put up a post on the Geography of Philosophy project. More content is coming soon.
Thanks to Carrie Figdor for blogging this week on Pieces of Mind: The Proper Domain of Psychological Predicates, forthcoming next month from Oxford University Press. To view all her posts on a single page, please click here.
Thanks to Armin Schulz for blogging this week on Efficient Cognition: The Evolution of Representational Decision Making (MIT Press, 2018). To view his posts on a single page, please click here.
We are grateful to Sebastian Watzl for blogging this week on Structuring Mind: The Nature of Attention and How it Shapes Consciousness (Oxford, 2017). To view all his posts on a single page, please click here.
We are pleased to have David Pereplyotchik (Kent State University) blogging this week on his book Psychosyntax: The Nature of Grammar and its Place in the Mind (Springer, 2017).
To view his posts on a single page, click here.
This forthcoming volume, edited by David Kaplan, should be of interest to The Brains Blog community, and it includes papers by fellow contributors Gualtiero Piccinini and Corey Maley: