Closing Conference of Duke’s Summer Seminars in Neuroscience and Philosophy on June 4 and 5

We are excited to share information about the Closing Conference of the 2021 Summer Seminars in Neuroscience and Philosophy (SSNAP) with you! This is 2-day event featuring keynote addresses from leading researchers in neuroscience and philosophy will be shared remotely from 12-3pm EDT on June 4 and June 5. They …

CFA: Prudence and politics (MANCEPT)

Call for Abstracts – MANCEPT 2021 Prudence and Politics Convenor: Marcus Arvan (University of Tampa) Considerations of prudence plausibly underlie a number of important political debates. Consider, for example, debates between moderates, progressives, and conservatives about social and political change. Moderates often allege that radical approaches to change are likely …

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 …

Online Community-Building: The experience of Neural Mechanisms Online (Est. 2018)

It is often said that online-shift prompt by the COVID-19 outbreak might represent the only positive aspect of the tragic events that are today shocking the world. Today, the advantages of online conferences and meetings, particularly in light of their inclusivity and low environmental impact, are for all to see. Synchronous (i.e., …

Not Just Conferences: Online Workshops, Seminars, Colloquia, etc.

The Brains blog started in 2005. By 2006, Thomas Nadelhoffer had organized the first Online Philosophy Conference, featuring papers and commentaries from well-known figures in the field. By 2009, Richard Brown was organizing Consciousness Online, complete with video presentations and commentaries. It took over a decade and a pandemic to …

Continuing the Case for Online Conferences

By Rose Trappes and TJ Perkins With the optimism about the unprecedented development and distribution of a vaccine comes the hope for a return to normal. For many philosophers, this includes a desire to travel to attend conferences. But a return to in-person conferences doesn’t leave everyone jumping with joy. …

Neurorights in Chile: The Philosophical Debate online March 17-19

Announcing the “Neurorights in Chile: The Philosophical Debate” about the Chilean Senate’s Constitutional Reform Bill (Bulletin 13.827-19) and the Neuroprotection Bill of Law (Bulletin 13.828-19) that introduce five key “neurorights”: The Right to Personal Identity, The Right to Free-Will, The Right to Mental Privacy, The Right to Equal Access to …

Call for Editors: Philosophical Psychology

Find the Call for Editors (below) on Taylor & Francis’s website. Now in its 34th volume and publishing 8 issues a year, Philosophical Psychology has been one of the defining publications for research at the intersection of philosophy and the psychological sciences. Unique in the range and quality of its coverage, it attracts …

Brains contributors at the 2020 HowTheLightGetsIn Festival (Sept 19, 20)

The 2020 HowTheLightGetsIn Festival will offer 19 hours of “world beating live content” including talks, debates, and more on September 19th and 20th. Join hundreds of livestreams catered to time zones in Delhi, New York and London. Festival goers will be able to meet the speakers, make friends, talk over …

2020 Science of Consciousness Conference Goes Online In September

We are encouraged to learn that the 2020 Science of Consciousness conference will be held online in September—long live online conferencing. And it’s not too late to get on the program! “We have extended the call for new abstracts until July 25 and will notify all authors of the abstract decisions between July 20 …

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 …

Budapest Semester in Cognitive Science

The Budapest Semester in Cognitive Science (BSCS) is an undergraduate study abroad program for students from the US and other countries aimed at broadening their understanding of cognitive science from an interdisciplinary perspective. Lecturers of the Program are distinguished experts with noteworthy international research and teaching experience. The host of …

Conference Announcement: Varieties of Intentionality

Dates: Friday, May 10 and Saturday, May 11 Location:   The New School, Arnhold Hall, Room I-202, 55 West 13th Street, New York, NY 10011 Website: www.varietiesofintentionality.com  On Friday May 10 and Saturday May 11, there will be a two-day conference at the New School for Social Research, titled “Varieties of Intentionality.” …

New Glasgow CSPE MSc degree course in Philosophy of Mind and Psychology

The Centre for the Study of Perceptual Experience in conjunction with the Department of Philosophy and the School of Psychology at the University of Glasgow are delighted to announce their new MSc degree course in Philosophy of Mind and Psychology. We are now accepting applications for entry in September 2019. …

New Neural Mechanisms Webinars In 2019!

We are excited to share the news that Neural Mechanisms is going Online once more with a whole new series of webinars for 2019! There is even a new and improved website to boot! https://www.neuralmechanisms.org/webinarseries2019.html The calendar, with the list of speakers, is below. Further updates and information about speakers is available on …

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