Trends in Interdisciplinary Studies. Understanding Social Cognition

October 20, 2017 - October 22, 2017
Institute of Philosophy, Maria Curie-Sklodowska University

Centre for the Meeting of Cultures in Lublin, Plac Teatralny 1
Peowiaków 12
Lublin 20-029

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Keynote speakers:

Stephen Cowley
University of Southern Denmark
Morana Alac
University of California, San Diego
Daniel Dennett
Tufts University
Arkadiusz Gut
The Catholic University of Lublin
Cheung Him
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Robert Rupert
University of Colorado, Boulder
Judith Simon
University of Hamburg
Robert Wilson
University of Alberta


Maria Curie-Sklodowska University
Witold Wachowski
University of Warsaw

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The leading theme is Understanding Social Cognition. A special event: symposium devoted to Daniel Dennett’s newest book.

Relevant topics include (but are not limited to):

  • Socially situated and scaffolded individual cognition
  • Social cognition from an evolutionary, cultural-historical, and ontogenetic perspective
  • Psychological underpinnings of social interaction (joint, multi-agent, collective)
  • Collective intentionality and social ontology
  • Technologically vs. socially extended cognition
  • Distributed cognition and group minds
  • Current debates on mindreading, empathy, social affordances, and the cognitive bases for intersubjectivity

Relevant disciplines: cognitive science, philosophy, psychology, sociology, linguistics, anthropology, political science, legal theory, economics, animal cognition

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