Society of Philosophy and Psychology 2017

June 28, 2017 - July 1, 2017
Johns Hopkins University

3400 N. Charles St.
Baltimore 21218
United States

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Sponsor(s):

  • Society for Philosophy and Psychology
  • American Society of Aesthetics

Keynote speakers:

Berit Brogaard
University of Miami
Peter Godfrey-Smith
CUNY
Alison Gopnik
University of California, Berkeley
Dan Schacter
Harvard

Organisers:

Steven Gross
Johns Hopkins University
Tamar Kushnir
Cornell University

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Keynote Speakers:

Brit Brogaard, Peter Godfrey-Smith, Alison Gopnik, and Dan Schacter

 

Invited Symposia:

Bayesianism in Cognitive Science and Neuroscience

Edouard Machery, Michael Rescorla, Richard Samuels, and Fei Xu

Consciousness and Introspection

Elizabeth Irvine, Hakwan Lau, Michael Shadlen, and Wayne Wu

Race, Language, and Social Identity

Luvell Anderson, Anthony Burrow, Ron Mallon, and Marjorie Rhodes

Testimony and Collective Memory

Alin Coman, Bryce Huebner, Jennifer Lackey, and Melissa Koenig

There will also be addresses by SPP President Shaun Nichols and the winner of the 2017 Stanton Prize, which is awarded to a leading young interdisciplinary researcher. The William James Prize will be awarded for the best student submission, and attendees will vote on the best poster for the SPP Poster Prize.

SPP has established a fund devoted to increasing diversity within the society. Eligible student presenters are invited to apply for travel awards when submitting via Easy Chair. Travel awards are to be used to cover conference-related expenses, including transportation, lodging, food, and conference registration. A limited number of additional graduate student travel awards will also be allocated.

A pre-conference workshop is scheduled for Wednesday, June 28, on Cognitive Science and Aesthetics, co-sponsored by the American Society for Aesthetics. Speakers:

-art and pleasure: Mohan Matthen, Paul Bloom, Ed Connor, and Dmitri Tymoczko

-art and skill (perceptual): Diana Raffman and Dustin Stokes

-art and skill (performance): Emma Gregory, Mike McCloskey, and Barbara Landau; and Barbara Gail Montero

-creativity: Dan Schacter, Peter Carruthers, Anjan Chatterjee, and Elisabeth Camp

There will also be a general discussion, led by Jerry Levinson, and a dance performance by Barbara Gail Montero and Gregory Kolarus of “Echolocation”, with music composed by Dmitri Tymoczko. Note: submissions concerning cognitive science and aesthetics that are accepted for poster presentation will be included in the first poster session, the evening of the workshop.

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June 28, 2017, 5:00am EST

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