Susanna Schellenberg will livestream “Subjective Perspectives and Perceptual Variance” on May 6

The next Neural Mechanisms Online webinar “Subjective Perspectives and Perceptual Variance” will be delivered by Susanna Schellenberg on May 6th. See below for details about the free talk and how to join.  Subjective Perspectives and Perceptual Variance Susanna Schellenberg (Rutgers) 6 May 2022 h14-16 Greenwhich Mean Time / 16-18 …

Brains Blog Roundtable: Perceptual Representation

We are very excited about our first ever Brains Blog Roundtable, on “Perceptual Representation”! We have a really fantastic lineup for our first roundtable: joining us for this session are Ned Block (NYU), Susanna Schellenberg (Rutgers), and Susanna Siegel (Harvard). Join us for a spirited discussion about the state of …

Cognitive Science of Philosophy Symposium: Philosophy of Perception in the Laboratory

Welcome to the Brains Blog’s Symposium series on the Cognitive Science of Philosophy! The aim of the series is to examine the use of methods from the cognitive sciences to generate philosophical insight. Each symposium is comprised of two parts. In the target post, a practitioner describes their use of …

The Limitations of Implicit Bias

This post about epistemic in justice and implicit bias by Susanna Siegel is the third post of this week’s series on An Introduction to Implicit Bias: Knowledge, Justice, and the Social Mind (Routledge, 2020). Find the other posts here. The first waves of research in psychology surrounding implicit bias claimed …

Affordances and Motivation

The study of emotions, the so-called affective turn, allows us to rethink crucial elements in psychology and philosophy of mind. There has been a concurrent surge in creative research and theory in the field of ecological psychology.[1] In our book, we seek to clarify the function of affective sentience in …

Blindsight and Super-Blindsight

This week, I’m blogging about my new book, The Epistemic Role of Consciousness (Oxford University Press, September 2019). Today, I’ll discuss the epistemic role of consciousness in perception. Human perception is normally conscious: there is something it is like for us to perceive the world around us. And yet there …

Symposium on Fischer et. al. ‘Experimental Ordinary Language Philosophy’

In ‘Experimental ordinary language philosophy: a cross-linguistic investigation of default inferences’, (Synthese, 2019) Eugen Fischer, Paul Engelhard, Joachim Horvath and Hiroshi Ohtani seek to take experimental philosophy beyond the study of intuitions and highlight links to one of its historical precursors. They show how experimental methods and findings from psycholinguistics …

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