Third RUB-UFMG workshop in Philsophy of Mind and of Cognitive Science

May 2, 2023 - May 3, 2023

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Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais
Ruhr University Bochum
Federal University of Minas Gerais
Ruhr-Universität Bochum


Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Federal University of Lavras
Ruhr-Universität Bochum

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Understanding the Mind: 3rd RUB-UFMG Workshop in Philosophy of Mind and of Cognitive Science

In the 3rd RUB-UFMG Workshop in Philosophy of Mind and of Cognitive Science, philosophers from the Ruhr-Universität Bochum and the Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais will discuss topics that include mind-body dualism, predictive processing and consciousness, the interface between perception and action, and conceptualism about perceptual content.

Each talk lasts for 30' followed by a 10' commentary and an open Q&A of 20'. Participation is open to everyone, but please, register in advance by sending an e-mail to [email protected] in order to get the Zoom link!

  • 2 May 2023

 14:30 – 15:30 Prof. Bruno Souza  (UFMG) - Challenging Dualism and Brain-Centered Monism
Commentator: Wanja Wiese (RUB)

15:30 – 16:30 Gabriele Ferretti (RUB) – A Distinction Concerning Vision-for-Action and Affordance Perception
Commentator: Felipe Nogueira de Carvalho (UFMG)

  • 3 May 2023

 14:30 – 15:30 Prof. Tobias Schlicht (RUB) – Predictive Processing and Consciousness
Commentator: Marco Aurélio Sousa Alves

15:30 – 16:30 Daniel Debarry (UFMG) – Conceptual Capacities and the Unity of Perception
Commentator: Alfredo Vernazzani (RUB)

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The workshop will run on Zoom. 

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Meeting-ID: 687 9472 4280
Passwort: 812708

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14 people are attending:

University of Salento
Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais
and 12 more.

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University of Vaasa

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