The Board for the Advancement of Women (BAW) announces a new mentoring and training scheme for female researchers.
2 year Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in the Philosophy of Action (Feb 2013 start) available at PONS! Deadline: December 7
Johnnes Roessler (Warwick) visits PONS, November 7
PONS awarded a 2 year intramural grant (70,000€) for an interdisciplinary project on the sense of agency with Axel Lindner's Neurobiology of Decision lab (Hertie) on "Sensory Attenuation and Agency Attribution in Voluntary vs. Involuntary Actions" (awarded October 2012, Jan 2013 project start
Irvine pubishled monograph Consciousness as a Scientific Concept: A Philosophy of Science Perspective in Spinger's Studies in Brain and Mind series (in print January 2013). Congratulations Liz!
PONS presents at ESPP 2012 in London, August 28-31
Wong wins the Multimodality of Perception Essay Prize at the Centre for Philosophical Psychology, University of Antwerp, with an essay on the multimodal character of body perception
PONS hosts workshop on Explaining Mental Phenomena, July 24
Carl Craver (Washington University, St. Louis) talk, July 18
Brian McLaughlin (Rutgers), Achim Stephan (Osnabrück), and Ken Aizawa (Louisiana) visit PONS; Workshop ‘Explaining Mental Phenomena’, July 24
Bruce Bridgeman (Santa Cruz) talk, July 31
Dennis Proffitt (Virginia) talk, June 8
Matt Longo (Birkbeck) visits body perception project, June 11-14
Liz organizes the 2-day workshop: "Should a Science of Cognition use First-Person Methods?" For more information see: http://www.cinphilosophyandneuroscience.uni-tuebingen.de/conference-2012.php
Thor Grünbaum (Copenhagen) talk, May 29
Mohan Matthen (Toronto) visits PONS, May 31 - June 1
Ferdinand joins PONS - he is writing his PhD on philosophical issues in spatial cognition! Welcome Ferdinand!
Liz gets her book manuscript accepted for Springer's Studies in Brain and Mind series! Wow!
Gregor gets a PhD scholarship from the German Economic Foundation! Congratulations Gregor!
Hong Yu gets Mind Association conference grant for knowledge of action conference.
PONS gets new event website: http://www.cinphilosophyandneuroscience.uni-tuebingen.de/
Catherine Stinson (ADB Pittsburg) joins CIN Philosophy of Neuroscience Group from January 1, 2012. Welcome Catherine!
Dr. Ivine's paper "Old problems with new measures in the science of consciousness" has been accepted by the British Journal for the Philosophy of Science.
Wong and Irvine are commissioned to write the article on emergence for
Eva Engels joins PONS as a research assistant. Welcome Eva!
Wong awarded 15,000€ grant with Natalie Sebanz (CEU Cognitive
Science/Donders) for a summer school on the self from the perspectives
of philosophy, psychology, neuroscience, sociology, and anthropology
at the CEU Summer University 2012 ("Problems of the Self"). The summer
course will run from June 25-July 5, 2012 at the CEU in Budapest. The
faculty for the course are: Chris Peacocke (Philosophy, Columbia
University), Beatrice Longuenesse (Philosophy, New York University),
Paul Snowdon (Philosophy, UCL), Manos Tsakiris (Psychology, Royal
Holloway), György Gergely (Cognitive Development Centre, CEU),
Phillipe Rochat (Psychology, Emory University), Peter Callero
(Sociology, Western Oregon University), Günther Knoblich (CEU
Cognitive Science/Donders), along with Natalie and Hong Yu.
Dr Liz Irvine (PhD Edinburgh) joins CIN Philosophy of Neuroscience
Group from October 15, 2011. Welcome Liz!
CIN Philosophy of Neuroscience Group awarded a 2 year intramural grant
(66,744€ ) for an interdisciplinary project on visual embodiment with
MPI Biological Cybenetics Perception and Action in Virtual
Environments Group (PIs: Linkenauger, Mohler, Wong, Buelthoff).
PONS wins the University of London Institute of Philosophy's 2012
epistemology conference grant competition for a 2-day conference on
agents' knowledge jointly with Dr Adrian Haddock (Stirling), Dr David
Hunter (Ryerson), and Dr Johannes Roessler (Warwick). The conference
will take place at Senate House, University of London on June 7-8,
2012. Speakers include: Barry Stroud (UC Berkeley), M. G. F. Martin
(UCL), Patrick Haggard (UCL), and A. J. Marcel (Hertfordshire/MRC).