Luiz Pessoa will livestream “Mental Categories and the Vertebrate Brain” on May 28

We are excited about the next Neural Mechanisms webinar this Friday. As always, it is free. You can find information about how and when to join the webinar below or at the Neural Mechanisms website—where you can also join sign up for the mailing list that notifies people about upcoming …

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 …

Cognitive Science of Philosophy Symposium: Iterated Learning

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 …

CFP: 5th International Conference on Interactivity, Language & Cognition: Integrating Quantitative and Qualitative Methods in the Cognitive and Language Sciences

5th International Conference on Interactivity, Language & Cognition: Integrating Quantitative and Qualitative Methods in the Cognitive and Language Sciences Call for Papers – Extended Deadline! Online: 15-19 September 2021 website: http://hill.psych.uw.edu.pl/cilc5/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/2676630182426566 mail: hill@hill.psych.uw.edu.pl Submission deadline: 15 May 2021 22 May 2021 The conference will most likely consist of …

Forming Impressions: Expertise in Perception and Intuition (4)

This is the fourth in a series of posts about my recently published book, Forming Impressions: Expertise in Perception and Intuition (OUP, 2020). Intuition in Philosophy Let’s call the following picture of philosophy the Standard Picture. [A] Philosophers make judgments about knowledge, freedom, wrongness, etc. based on intuitions about knowledge, …

Forming Impressions: Expertise in Perception and Intuition (3)

This is the third in a series of posts about my recently published book, Forming Impressions: Expertise in Perception and Intuition (OUP, 2020). Presentational Conservatism Part 2 of Forming Impressions develops an epistemology of experiences that manifest expertise. My approach is first to discuss the epistemology of experience in general, …

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