Call for Abstracts: First Graduate Conference (Online) of the Italian Association for Cognitive Science

First Graduate Conference (Online) of the Italian Association for Cognitive Science http://www.aisc-net.org/home/next-conference/ Natural &/or Artificial Minds September, 13th (late afternoon) & 14th (morning) Since its early days, cognitive science has been characterized by analogies between the human and other minds, be them (non-human) biological or artificial. The consideration of non-human …

CFP: Special Issue of Topoi, “What’s so special about faces?”

Topoi. An International Review of PhilosophyCFP for a Thematic Issue What’s so special about faces? Visages at the crossroad between philosophy, semiotics and cognition Guest editors: Marco Viola & Massimo Leone (University of Turin) Faces, or at least T-shaped face patterns, grab human beings’ attention since the very earlier days …

CFA: Philosophy and Neuroscience at the Gulf IV

MARK YOUR CALENDARS/FIRST CALL FOR ABSTRACTS Philosophy and Neuroscience at the Gulf IV: Fourth Annual Meeting of the Deep South Philosophy and Neuroscience WorkgroupTo be held in conjunction with the annual meeting of the Alabama Philosophical Society.Co-organized by John Bickle (Mississippi State University and University of Mississippi Medical Center) and …

Essay Prize: Neuroscience and Philosophy

Hi Brains! Please consider the exciting essay prize contest hosted by Bence Nanay at the University of Antwerp. Details below. Ninth Annual Essay Prize at the Centre for Philosophical Psychology, University of Antwerp Topic: Neuroscience and philosophy.Eligibility: The Essay Prize is open to those who received their PhD after May …

Call for Participation: Survey on Mental Representation

Hi there Brains Blog readers. Please see the call for participation below from Edouard Machery and Luis Favela. Call for Participants: Survey on The Concept of Representation in the Mind Sciences  I am Dr. Edouard Machery, Distinguished Professor in the Department of History and Philosophy of Science at the University of …

CFA: Philosophy and Neuroscience at the Gulf III

The third Neuroscience at the Gulf workshop is co-organized by John Bickle (Mississippi State University and University of Mississippi Medical Center) and Antonella Tramacere (Mississippi State University and Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History, Germany). October 9-10, 2020 (format pending) Topics Epigenetics in the nervous system Neuroscience …

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 …

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