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We are delighted to have Emiliano Loria blogging this week on Learning Through Others, an open access (i.e., free to download) and newly published book by Accademia University Press. You can find all of Emiliano’s posts about the book on one page here (as they become available).

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 …

York Vision Science Summer School 2020: Most Expenses Paid

CVR-VISTA Vision Science Summer School, 2020 YORK UNIVERSITY, TORONTO, CANADA The Centre for Vision Research (CVR) at York University in Toronto, Canada offers a one-week, most-expenses-paid undergraduate summer school on vision science.  This year’s program will be held June 8-12, 2020. This year’s summer school is being held in cooperation with the Vision: Science to Applications (VISTA) initiative that has …

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 …

3. The Markov Blanketed Mind

https://www.crcpress.com/Extended-Consciousness-and-Predictive-Processing-A-Third-Wave-View/Kirchhoff-Kiverstein/p/book/9781138556812 Common-sense suggests that it is perception and action that delineate a boundary for the mind. Perception is the interface where the world impacts on the mind, and action is where agents make a causal difference in the world. Chalmers (2008, 2019) suggests that this common-sense view presents the most …

2. Third-wave extended mind and predictive processing

Thanks to John Schwenkler for the invitation to guest-blog this week about our book Extended Consciousness and Predictive Processing: A Third-Wave View (Routledge, 2019): https://www.crcpress.com/Extended-Consciousness-and-Predictive-Processing-A-Third-Wave-View/Kirchhoff-Kiverstein/p/book/9781138556812 Where does your (conscious) mind stop, and the rest of the world begin? We defend what has come to be called a “third-wave” account of …

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