Temporal Experience: Perspectives from philosophy and psychology

December 11, 2018
University of Leeds

Room 1.33
Psychology Building
University of Leeds LS2 9JT
United Kingdom

This will be an accessible event, including organized related activities

Sponsor(s):

  • White Rose College of the Arts and Humanities

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University of York
University of Nottingham
University of Leeds
University College, Cork
University of Bradford
University of Leeds

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Temporal Experience: Perspectives from philosophy and psychology

Interdisciplinary Workshop

Tuedsay 11th December

10:00 - 16:00

University of Leeds, Psychology Building, Room 1.33

Registration is free. Email prhp@leeds.ac.uk

Few phenomena so fundamental to our experience of the world are as puzzling as time. Questions such as how we perceive change, how we understand ourselves as existing through time, and how memory relates to temporal awareness are common to psychology and philosophy – and yet there is little in the way of communication between the disciplines. This one day workshop explores how their different perspectives can together illuminate the topic. The aim is to foster a mutually informative environment in which communication between the two fields can lead to new and innovative insights.

Programme

09:30 - 10:00  Registration

10:00 - 10:45  Henry Pollock (University of Leeds) Motion perception and the metaphysics of experience

10:45 - 11:30  Samantha Strong (University of Bradford) Visual motion in the human brain

11:30 - 11:45  Coffee

11:45 - 12:30  Sean Enda Power (University College, Cork) How is the philosophy of time important to the cognitive sciences?

12:30 - 13:15  Ed Sutherland (University of Leeds) Drinking to forget: memory inhibition and alcohol

13:15 - 14:15  Lunch break

14:15 - 15:00  Dorothea Debus (University of York) TBA

15:00 - 15:45  Alan Johnston (University of Nottingham) Experiments in time perception

15:45 - 16:00  Closing remarks

This event is funded by WRoCAH. Students from York and Sheffield may be able to have their travel reimbursed. Email for information.

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November 30, 2018, 9:00am BST

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