Summer School: Recent Developments in Situated Cognition – Empirical and Philosophical Investigations

Country: Germany

City: Bochum

Abstr. due: 01.06.2019

Dates: 23.09.19 — 26.09.19

Area Of Sciences: Philosophy;

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Organizers: DFG-Graduiertenkolleg/Research Training Group "Situated Cognition", Ruhr-Universität Bochum



Leading researchers from the fields of philosophy, experimental and developmental psychology, as well as cognitive neuroscience will present state-of-the-art research in the following areas:

* situated social cognition
* the concept of mental representation
* the role of gestures for cognition
* situated cognitive development
* spatial navigation
* perception-cognition interrelation
* agency & perception-action

List of confirmed keynote speakers (alphabetical order):

* Olaf Blanke (Neuroscience, EPFL Lausanne, Switzerland)
* Shaun Gallagher (Philosophy, University of Memphis, USA)
* Autumn Hostetter (Psychology, Kalamazoo College, USA)
* Fiona Macpherson (Philosophy, University of Glasgow, Scotland)
* Nicholas Shea (Philosophy, King’s College London, UK)
* Tricia (Striano) Skoler (Psychology, Hunter College, USA)
* Thomas Staufenbiel (Psychology, Universität Osnabrück, Germany)

Further speakers tba. These will include members of the RTG and those selected in the course of the call for papers.


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