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4th Avant Conference 2019 | Trends in Interdisciplinary Studies

From: 2019-10-24 To:2019-10-26

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  • Thematic Line

    Modern & Contemporary Philosophy
  • Research Group

    Mind, Language & Action
  • October 24-26, 2019 

    Faculty of Arts and Humanities of University of Porto

    2019 Special Focus

    Fragmentation of Cognition: the trouble with interdisciplinary explanations

    Invited speakers:

    • Mieke Boon (University of Twente)

    • Robert W. Clowes (NOVA University of Lisbon)

    • Stephen Cowley (University of Southern Denmark)

    • Sabina Leonelli (University of Exeter)

    • Uskali Mäki (University of Helsinki)

    • Dafne Muntanyola-Saura (Autonomous University of Barcelona)

    • Nico Orlandi (University of California at Santa Cruz)

    • Paul Thagard (University of Waterloo)

    • Charles Travis (King's College London)




    Special events:
    - "Self-Perception in Humans and Artificial Agents" - Workshop preceding the Avant conference (Porto, October 23). 
    More information here
    - "Multi-scalar temporalities (MSTs): the case of languaging." A Workshop.
    - "The Explanatory Power of Predictive Processing and Its Limits." Special Session on Predictive Processing.
    - "Feminist Theory and Science: The Inspiring and Tangled Relationship." Special Session on Feminisms in Science.
    - "Laboratory of dance." Special Session on Research on Dance.
    - "Representationalism and psychopathology." Special Session on Philosophy of Psychiatry.


    More detailed information: http://avant.edu.pl/trends4

    Mind, Language and Action Group - Institute of Philosophy of University of Porto - FIL/00502 (local organizer)
    The Institute of Philosophy and Sociology / Polish Academy of Sciences (Co-organizer)
    Avant Project / Centre for Philosophical Research (Main organizer of the conference series)
    Institute of Philosophy / Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University (Co-organizer)

    IF funding: Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (FCT)

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