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Albert Newen (Philosophy, RUB), Philosophie der Pandemie: Was ist eine Pandemie und wie können wir sie kognitiv adäquat verstehen?

Mittwoch, 16. Juni 2021, 18.15 – 19.45Online Vortrag via zoom: Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84819968872?pwd=L0s5dzZLSFIwQVhuWlFIcmZPdGxGUT09Meeting-ID: 848 1996 8872Passcode: edHkh6 Vortrag organisiert in Zusammenarbeitdes Instituts für Philosophie II mit derFachschaft Philosophie


Graduiertenkolleg verlängert

Die zentralen Eigenschaften unserer geistigen Fähigkeiten Das interdisziplinäre Graduiertenkolleg „Situierte Kognition“, bestehend aus Wissenschaftler*innen in Philosophie und Kognitionswissenschaften, geht in die zweite Förderphase. Die Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft stellt für die Verlängerung bis 2026 rund 3,5 Millionen Euro zur Verfügung. Hauptziel des Kollegs ist es, die Defizite bisheriger Konzepte von Geist und Kognition herauszuarbeiten und eine neue Beschreibung und Erklärung kognitiver Fähigkeiten zu entwickeln. Das bi-lokale Kolleg lebt von der intensiven Zusammenarbeit… » read more


How philosophy can change the understanding of pain

A German-Canadian research team is calling for a more comprehensive approach. Dr. Sabrina Coninx from Ruhr-Universität Bochum and Dr. Peter Stilwell from McGill University, Canada, have investigated how philosophical approaches can be used to think in new ways about pain and its management. The researchers advocate not merely reducing chronic pain management to searching and treating underlying physical changes but instead adopting an approach that focuses on the person as… » read more


Fourth Bochum Early Career Researchers Workshop in Philosophy of Mind and Cognitive Science

Fourth Bochum Early Career Researcher Workshop has a call for papers open! The workshop is an annual event by and for graduate students and early career researchers. It is a platform where people entering the academic job market have the opportunity not only for in-depth feedback on their work, but also for personal engagement and career advice from respected senior academics. Submissions are invited from PhD students or researchers who… » read more


Interdisciplinary Reading Club & Colloquium: Lecture Series on Animal Cognition & Child Development

Organization: Sabrina Coninx, Guillermo Hidalgo Gadea, Maja Griem, Felix Schreiber, & Julia Wolf 11.05.2021 14:00 – 15:30 CET (UTC+2) online Miiamaaria Kujala (University of Jyväskylä) Social perception across species in humans and dogs: Perspectives from behavior, gaze and brains Zoom Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81662103553?pwd=VkkvT3cxdU83QVA4eFN1WEtIUTdhdz09 Meeting-ID: 816 6210 3553; Password: WDz3XL 01.06.2021 14:00 – 15:30 CET (UTC+2) online Sidney Carls-Diamante (University of Konstanz) The curriculum of the octopus teacher: Lessons for cognitive science… » read more


Bochum-Grenoble Research Center Mini-Lecture Series „Memory and Self“

Tuesday 6th April 16.00 – 17.15  André Sant’Anna   Washington University in St. Louis/   Centre for Philosophy of Memory (Grenoble)   “Fluency as the basis of autonoetic consciousness” 17.20 – 18.35    Raphael Milliere (in collaboration with A. Newen)   Columbia University (New York)    “Selfless Memories”   Zoom-Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82409476700?pwd=a1A0aGxTSUQwenowUUYrVUkvbjZOZz09 Wednesday 21st April 16.00 – 17.15   Vilius Dranseika   Jagiellonian University/   Centre for Philosophy of Memory (Grenoble)   “Memory… » read more