Eidyn is delighted to announce a new funded project. Eidyn is one of seven Universities involved in a new European Commission Marie Skłodowska-Curie ITN European Training Network grant (c. €3.7M).
"I think we may now be glimpsing the shape of just such a science. It will be a science that will take many cues from an emerging vision of the brain as a multi-layer probabilistic machine. http://philosophyofbrains.com/2015/12/14/surfing-uncertainty-prediction-action-and-the-embodied-mind.aspxIn these posts, I want to run over some of the core territory that makes this vision such a good fit – or so I claim – with the agenda of embodied cognitive science, take a look at some far horizons concerning conscious experience, and review some potential trouble-spots..."
Submissions of papers for the 6th Annual Edinburgh Graduate Epistemology Conference (June 6-7, 2016) are now welcome! Papers should be under 4000 words. We would like the conference to be representative of the graduate community and we strongly encourage submissions from anyone working on epistemology who is a member of an under-represented group.
The Foundations of Normativity Workshop showcases new work from philosophy, law and politics on normativity. The 2016 workshop will take place on the 13th and 14th of June with presentations from James Dreier (Brown University), Arash Abizadeh (McGill University), John Gardner (University of Oxford), Kimberly Brownlee (University of Warwick), plus four papers selected by abstract.
Call for Papers now open - deadline 1st of February 2016!
Virtual Conference talk by Professor Duncan Pritchard as part of the 2nd International Colloquium on Analytic Epistemology (Federal University of Mato Grosso, Brazil).
In this talk, Prof Pritchard summarises the main ideas of his new book "Epistemic Angst" (Princeton UP), which will be out next month...don't miss it!
Our Introduction to Philosophy MOOC among the TOP most popular MOOC of all time with a total enrollment since the course’s launch in Jan 2013 of over 500K!!!
Our very own Michela Massimi, Professor of Philosophy of Science, has been elected Vice-President of the European Philosophy of Science Association (EPSA).
We are pleased to announce that Dr Jesus Navarro (University of Seville) is visiting Eidyn until January 2016!
Dr Navarro's current research interests are in issues related to analytic epistemology, action theory and the philosophy of language. He has also written on metaphilosophy and the analytic/continental divide.
Dr Alasdair Richmond's piece on "Doctor Who vs real world science: who comes up trumps?", originally published on The Conversation, has recently been reprinted in various journals, including the Guardian!
Socially Extended Knowledge Conference (8-9 Oct 2015), the second of two international conferences on the theme of "Extended Knowledge". The aim of the first of these conferences was to bring together leading scholars from around the world to critically examine the ramifications of the extended cognition programme.