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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January 18, 2022 2:15 pm to January 18, 2022 3:45 pm Sascha Fink (Magdeburg University)
Structural Approaches to Consciousness
Lecture Prof. Albert Newen & Dr. Sabrina Coninx
Lecture Series "Situated Cognition & Affectivity"
Ruhr Universität Bochum, GA 04/187
January 19, 2022 4:00 pm to January 19, 2022 5:30 pm Steffen Koch (University of Bielefeld / EXTRA) & Jakob Ohlhorst (University of Cologne)
On the possibility of heavy duty conceptual engineering
Lecture EXTRA.8 Research Colloquium "Metaphilosophy & Experimental Philosophy"
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Online Lecture
January 20, 2022 2:00 pm to January 20, 2022 3:30 pm Anna Ichino (Milan)
Conspiracy Theories and Psychopathology
Lecture Dr. Krzysztof Dolega, Prof. Dr. Tobias Schlicht
Why Do People Believe Weird Things? Bayesian Brains, Conspiracy Theories, and Intellectual Vices
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Online Lecture
January 25, 2022 2:00 pm to January 25, 2022 3:30 pm Anthony Chemero (University of Cincinnati): Inhabiting Space: An Embodied Account of Spatial Cognition Lecture Prof. Dr. Albert Newen & Dr. Sabrina Coninx
Interdisciplinary Reading Club & Colloquium: Lecture Series on Animal Cognition & Child Development
Online Lecture Series on Situated & Comparative Cognition
Online Lecture
January 25, 2022 4:00 pm to January 25, 2022 6:00 pm Lena Kästner (Universität des Saarlandes) KI-Verstehen: Das Problem mit der Blackbox, und wie wir sie (vielleicht) öffnen können … Lecture Eva Weber-Guskar und Sebastian Weydner-Volkmann
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Hybride Veranstaltung in GA3/143 und in Zoom
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