CFP: 2nd International Conference on Philosophy of Mind (Braga, Portugal)

Proposals are welcome for the Second International Conference on Philosophy of Mind, which will be held at University of Minho, Braga (Portugal), on September 21-22, 2016.

We will focus on two main concepts of Philosophy of Mind, broadly considered: 1) Thought and 2) Perception.

Graduate students, junior researchers and senior scholars are welcome to submit their work. 

Keynote speakers:

  • Prof. David Papineau (CUNY – Graduate Center)
  • Prof. Tim Crane (University of Cambridge)
  • Prof. Charles Travis (King’s College / University of Porto)

Abstract submission:

This conference will focus on two main concepts: Thought and Perception.

We invite submission for a 30 minute presentation (followed by 15 minute discussion). Topics of interest might include (but are not limited to):

  • Nature of perception / thought
  • Status of perceptual data
  • How is perception related to the world?
  • The problem of perception
  • Theories of experience
  • What is the structure of our thoughts?
  • Nature of intentionality
  • The objects of thought
  • The contents of experience
  • Other topics that fall under the general discussion.

An extended abstract of approximately 1000 words should be prepared for blind review and include a cover page with full name, institution, contact information and short bio. Files can be submitted in pdf or doc(x).

Proposals must be sent to Further queries can be directed to the same address.

Deadline for submissions: July 15, 2016.
Deadline for notification of acceptance: July 31, 2016.

Scientific Committee:

  • Manuel Curado (Universidade do Minho)
  • Vitor Moura (Universidade do Minho)
  • Carlos Luciano Coutinho (Universidade Federal de Uberlândia MG, Brasil)
  • José António Alves (CEHUM, Universidade do Minho)

Organizing Committee: Raquel Pereira, Steven S. Gouveia, Dr. Manuel Curado. (University of Minho).

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