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Interdisciplinary Reading Club

Philosophy of Mind: Humans, Animals and Machines Organized by:Prof. Dr. Albert NewenDr. Sabrina ConinxDr. Julia Wolf For further information and Zoom Links please go to:www.situated cognition.com


SFB 874: Concluding Conference

30th November 2022, 9:00 – 18:00 | public event Integration and Representation of Sensory Processes Invited External Speakers: Christian Bellebaum, Matthew Larkum, Heiko Luhmann Speakers within the SFB 874: Sen Cheng, Hubert Dinse, Onur Güntürkün, Denise Manahan-Vaughan, Olivia Masseck, Jonas Rose, Oliver Wolf Host: Denise Manahan-Vaughan Registration at: sfb874-konferenz@ruhr-uni-bochum.de You will find the programme here: Programme Concluding Conference


Call for Fellowships

April 2023 – March 2024 Deadline for applications: 30th of November 2022 The Center for Mind and Cognition is a platform at the Ruhr-University Bochum that aims to foster interdisciplinary research at the intersection of philosophy, psychology, psychiatry, computational modelling, neuroscience and other areas of cognitive research in engineering, law and educational research. We are pleased to announce an international call for fellowships from April 2023 to March 2024 aimed… » read more


Concepts: Philosophical Perspectives

17th-18th October 2022, Department of Philosophy, Ruhr-Universität Bochum Organisers: Matías Osta-Vélez, Matteo De Benedetto, Nico Orlandi, Peter Brössel, and Nina Poth Program: Monday, 17th October 2022, GA 03-33/3412:30-14:00: Arrival + lunch14:00-15:00: Nico Orlandi (UCSC), TBA15:00-15:30: Break15:30-16:30: Matteo De Benedetto (RUB) & Nina Poth (RUB), “Bootstrapping Concepts”16:30-17:00: Break17:00-18:00: Nick Shea (Oxford), TBA19:00: DinnerTuesday, 18th October 2022, GA 03-33/3409:10-09:30: Coffee09:30-10:30: Corinne Bloch-Mullins (Marquette), TBA10:30-11:00: Break11:00-12:00: Matías Osta-Vélez (RUB), “Global properties, coherence, and… » read more


To be or not to be… conscious. Phenomenal realism and illusionism

Format: HybridLocation: University of BochumDate: September 29 and 30, 2022Organization: François Kammerer and Tobias Schlicht Contact: kammerer DOT francois AT gmail DOT comRegistration: caroline DOT stankozi AT rub DOT de Registration is now open. Please write to Caroline Stankozi (see address above), indicating your name and affiliation, and explaining whether you’d like to attend online or in-person. Please also indicate in your email whether you’d also like to join us… » read more


The Metaphysics of Sensory Experience

Workshop – Ruhr-Universität Bochum – 01.-02. September 2022 Program09:00 arrival and coffee09:30 David Papineau (King’s College/CUNY): Problems for representationalism10:45 coffee11:00 Alex Byrne (MIT): Representationalism defended12:15 Lunch13:30 Umrao Sethi, online (Brandeis): Accounting for seeming presence14:45 coffee15:15 Albert Newen (RUB): The ALARM Theory of Consciousness16.30 coffee16.45 Laura Gow (Liverpool): Wannabe Representation19.00 Dinner (Living Room, Bochum) Friday September 2nd:09:00 arrival and coffee09:30 Stefanie Grüne (Berlin): Are representationalism and naïve realism compatible?10:45 coffee11:00 Alex Grzankowski (Birkbeck): Against cosmic brains12:15 Lunch13:30 Katalin Farkas (CEU Vienna): Representation by sensory qualia is not arbitrary14:45 coffee15:15 Heather Logue (Leeds): Purpose and procedure in the metaphysics of perceptual experience16.30 coffee16.45 Tim Crane, online (CEU Vienna): Is… » read more