The Center for Mind & Cognition (CMC) is an interdisciplinary platform at the Ruhr-University Bochum. The objective of the Center for Mind & Cognition is to investigate the enigmatic and at the same time fascinating nature of the mind and its constitutive cognitive processes by tapping the full potential of interdisciplinary collaborations. A better understanding of cognition from multiple perspectives will contribute to the development of an empirically anchored integrative understanding of the architecture of mind and cognition. The special strategy of CMC is to investigate the same normal or pathological behavior from different perspectives including evolutionary, ontogenetic, mechanistic, computational, functional, social and especially philosophical explanations. Read More


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October 27, 2021 4:00 pm to October 27, 2021 5:30 pm Joshua Alexander (Siena College) & Jonathan Weinberg (University of Arizona)
Reconfiguring the experimentalist challenge (I): Beyond reliability and unreliability
Lecture EXTRA.8 Research Colloquium "Metaphilosophy & Experimental Philosophy"
For the zoom link please contact: Joachim.Horvath@rub.de or Alexander.Wiegmann@rub.de
Online Lecture
October 28, 2021 2:00 pm to October 28, 2021 3:30 pm Ted Goertzel (Rutgers)
Prophets, Futurists, and Soothsayers
Lecture Dr. Krzysztof Dolega, Prof. Dr. Tobias Schlicht
Why Do People Believe Weird Things? Bayesian Brains, Conspiracy Theories, and Intellectual Vices
Please register to acquire zoom link for participation. Email to: Firuze.Mullaoglu@rub.de
Online Lecture
October 28, 2021 4:15 pm to October 28, 2021 5:45 pm Jérôme Dokic (Ecole des hautes études en sciences sociales)
Revisiting the two-tiered account of episodic memory
Lecture Co-organized by Kourken Michaelian, Nikola Andonovski (Centre for Philosophy of Memory, Université Grenoble Alpes) and by Markus Werning, Anco Peeters (Ruhr-Universität Bochum)

Bochum-Grenoble Memory Colloquium
Zoom Link: https://ruhr-uni-bochum.zoom.us/j/91270017621?pwd=SVRFUEpqZnoxZ0RSazkyQ1ZVY202QT09
Meeting ID: 912 7001 7621 Password: 306406
Online Lecture
November 3, 2021 4:00 pm to November 3, 2021 5:30 pm Joshua Alexander (Siena College) & Jonathan Weinberg (University of Arizona):
Reconfiguring the experimentalist challenge (II): Why it’s irrational for us not to do a lot more experimental philosophy
Lecture EXTRA.8 Research Colloquium "Metaphilosophy & Experimental Philosophy"
For the zoom link please contact: Joachim.Horvath@rub.de or Alexander.Wiegmann@rub.de
Online Lecture
November 4, 2021 12:00 pm to November 4, 2021 1:30 pm David Coady (Tasmania)
The Martha Mitchell Effect and the Gaslighting of Conspiracy Theorists
Lecture Dr. Krzysztof Dolega, Prof. Dr. Tobias Schlicht
Why Do People Believe Weird Things? Bayesian Brains, Conspiracy Theories, and Intellectual Vices
Please register to acquire zoom link for participation. Email to: Firuze.Mullaoglu@rub.de
Online Lecture
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