Neural Mechanisms Webconference 2018: New Challenges in Philosophy of Neuroscience

The editors of Neural Mechanisms Online announce the program for their 2018 webconference, on the topic of New Challenges in the Philosophy of Neuroscience. For more information, visit the conference program. Friday 5 October 2018 FROM … WHO? TITLE 8 GMT Hong Yu Wong Embodiment: Structure and Mechanisms 9 GMT …

CFP: Computer Modeling in Philosophy

CALL FOR PAPERS for a topical issue of Open Philosophy “Computer Modeling in Philosophy” Open Philosophy (https://www.degruyter.com/view/j/opphil) invites submissions for the topical issue “Computer Modeling in Philosophy,” edited by Patrick Grim (Stony Brook/University of Michigan). Computational modeling opens new prospects for philosophical exploration and argument. The role played by logic …

T/T position in philosophy of mind at Iona College

  The Department of Philosophy at the Iona College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor position in philosophy, starting August 15, 2018. The teaching requirements associated with the position are various and include core courses in moral philosophy, but the department is particularly interested in candidates prepared to …

Reasoning About Deceit: 1. The Computational Perspective

[The following is Part I in a two-part guest post by Will Bridewell and Alistair M. C. Isaac. — JS] We live in an age of post-truth rhetoric, fake news, and misinformation; consequently, questions of how to accurately identify deceptive communication and to appropriately respond to it have become increasingly …

CFP: PhilMiLCog 2018

PhilMiLCog 2018 University of Western Ontario Graduate Conference in Philosophy of Mind, Language, and Cognitive Science Thursday June 14 to Saturday June 16 Stevenson Hall 3101 Keynote Speakers: Sebastian Watzl (Associate Professor at the Centre for the Study of Mind in Nature, University of Oslo) Michael L. Anderson (Rotman Canada Research Chair in Philosophy of Science, Western University) Stefan …

Neural Mechanisms Online 2018: An Interim Report — and call for discussants

[The following is a guest post by the organizers of Neural Mechanisms Online. — JS] Neural Mechanisms Online 2018 is a cycle of webinars (i.e. web seminars) on the philosophy of neuroscience. The speakers are several philosophers from all around the world, either junior or senior (see the calendar). The …

How could we rationally suppose that we lack free will?

[The following is a guest post by Bob Lockie. — JS] He who says that all things happen of necessity can hardly find fault with one who denies that all happens by necessity; for on his own theory this very argument is voiced by necessity (Epicurus 1964: XL). Epicurus’s famous …

CFP: Australasian Society for Philosophy and Psychology

Australasian Society for Philosophy and Psychology Call For Symposia And Papers 1st Annual Meeting December 5-7, 2018 Sydney, Australia The Australasian Society for Philosophy and Psychology invites proposals for symposia and papers  for its first annual meeting, to be held in Sydney, 5-7 December 2018. Submissions are open to anyone with …

RFP: Academic Cross Training Fellowships

The John Templeton Foundation invites applications for its Academic Cross-Training (ACT) Fellowship program beginning November 30, 2017, with fellowships to begin Fall 2019. The ACT Fellowship program is intended to equip recently tenured philosophers and theologians with the skills and knowledge needed to study Big Questions that require substantive and high-level engagement …

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