2nd RUB-UFMG Workshop in Philosophy of Mind and of Cognitive Science

September 20, 2021 - September 21, 2021
Ruhr-Universität Bochum

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Federal University of Lavras
VU University Amsterdam
Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Federal University of Minas Gerais


Federal University of Lavras
Ruhr-Universität Bochum

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In the 2nd RUB-UFMG workshop in Philsophy of Mind and of Cognitive Science, philosophers from the Ruhr-Universität Bochum and from the Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais will discuss topics including the nature of phenomenal consciousness, rational capacities in perception, indexicals and second person thought, and the nature of pain. 

Each talk takes roughly 30' followed by a 10' commentary and finally an open Q&A session. 


  • 20 September

 14:30 – 15:30 Albert Newen (RUB) - The ALARM theory of consciousness: a two-level theory of phenomenal consciousness
Commentator: Carlos Barth (UFMG)

15:30 – 16:30 Felipe Nogueira de Carvalho (UFMG) - Contextual effects on emotion perception: what does it mean and how far can we go?
Commentator: Alfredo Vernazzani (RUB)

  • 21 September

 14:30 – 15:30 Ernesto Perini (UFMG) - Thinking about (and beyond) 'you'
Commentator: Julia Wolf (RUB)

15:30 – 16:30 Sabrina Coninx (RUB) - A Phenomenal Space for pain: Structure, Primitiveness, & Utility
Commentator: Marco Aurélio Alves (UFSJ)

All times are CET!

The workshop will run on Zoom. 
If you would like to participate, please send an email to [email protected] to register!

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September 20, 2021, 12:00pm CET

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