CFP: III International Conference on Philosophy of Mind: Minds, Brains and Consciousness.

Submission deadline: July 23, 2017

Conference date(s):
October 11, 2017 - October 12, 2017

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Conference Venue:

University of Minho
Braga, Portugal

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University of Minho (Braga), October 11-12, 2017

Proposals are welcome for the Third International Conference on Philosophy of Mind, which will be held at the School of Medicine, University of Minho, Braga (Portugal), on October 11-12, 2017.

The main theme of the Conference is “Minds, Brains and Consciousness”.

Graduate students, junior researchers and senior scholars are welcome to submit their work. 

Keynote speakers:

Prof. Andy Clark (University of Edinburgh)

Prof. Miguel Pais-Vieira (Institute of Health Sciences - Portuguese Catholic University)

Prof. Adriana Sampaio (University of Minho) -

Prof. Robert Clowes  (University of Lisbon)

Abstract submission:

We invite submission for a 30 minute presentation (followed by 15 minute discussion).
Topics of interest might include (but are not limited to): 

- Consciousness and the Predictive Brain
- Embodied and Extended Perspectives on Conscious Experience
- Consciousness, Information Integration, and the Global Workspace
- Computational models of the Brain
- Consciousness and Social Cognition
- Neuroscience of Consciousness
- Bayesian approaches to the Brain
- Scientific Study of Consciousness
- Extended Mind and Cognition
- Neural Correlates of Consciousness
. Other topics that fall under the general discussion.

An extended abstract of approximately 250-500 words should be prepared for blind review and include a cover page with full name, institution, contact information and short bio. Files should be submitted in doc(x) word.

Please indicate in the subject of the message the following structure:
“ 3rd Inter. Conf. First Name Last Name – title of abstract.”
We will have a modality for poster’s presentation. You should indicate explicitly for which modality you are submitting your abstract (paper or poster). Printed posters should be prepared to A0 portrait size: 84cm width x 120cm height.

As we have a limited space for conferences, some submissions submitted can be allocated to the poster session.

We intend to produce a collected volume based upon contributions to the conference.

Proposals must be sent to .
Further queries can be directed to the same address. 

Deadline for submissions: July 23, 2017. 
Deadline for notification of acceptance: July 30, 2017.

Organizing Committee: Diana Neiva, Manuel Curado, Patrícia Brito, Sofia Peixoto e Steven S. Gouveia.

Co-organizer: NEMUM (Nucleus of Medical Students, University of Minho)

With support of: Associação Episteme & Logos

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