Thursday, August 13, 2009
a one-day conference hosted by the Institute of Cognitive Science, University of Osnabrueck, organized by Sven Walter.
Ken Aizawa (Centenary College of Louisiana)
Miriam Kyselo (University of Osnabrueck)
Holger Lyre (University of Bielefeld)
Robert Rupert (University of Colorado at Boulder)
Mark Sprevak (King's College, Cambridge)
Sven Walter (University of Osnabrueck)
The conference mainly focuses on Robert Rupert's critique of the Extended Mind Hypothesis in his forthcoming book Cognitive Systems and the Extended Mind (OUP 2009), but is also devoted to a discussion of the related more general work he has done in the philosophy of mind and cognitive science in the past.
Participants will also be able to attend to the ZiF-conference on The Extended Mind Thesis in Theory and Applicationto be held at the university of Bielefeld, from November 23 to November 25 (for more information see www.uni-bielefeld.de/philosophie/extendedmind/) .