Panel Discussion: What’s so Special about the Human Mind?

December 12, 2013, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Institute of Philosophy

Beveridge Hall
Senate House, Malet Street
United Kingdom

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Launch of Human Mind Project

Panel Discussion: What’s so Special about the Human Mind?

Thurs 12 December 2013 5.00 – 6.00pm, Beveridge Hall, Senate House, Malet Street, WC1



Deidre Wilson Psychology and Language Sciences, UCL
Robin Dunbar Experimental Psychology, Oxford
Nicola Clayton Experimental Psychology, Cambridge
Vittorio Gallese Brain Center for Social and Motor Cognition, Parma

Chaired by Colin BlakemoreDirector, Centre for the Study of the Censes, Institute of Philosophy  

The Human Mind Project will highlight the contribution of the arts and humanities to the study of human nature, and the importance of a comprehensive, interdisciplinary approach to the study of the mind, integrating science and the humanities. This Project coincides with major research programmes in the United States and Europe aimed at defining the structure and function of the brain. Tonight’s discussion brings together leading figures from a wide range of disciplines, including philosophy, cognitive neuroscience, linguistics, artificial intelligence and evolutionary biology. More information about the Project will be available on our website shortly.  

Followed by a reception.

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