Kinds of Intelligence 2

September 23, 2021 - September 24, 2021
Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence, University of Cambridge

16 Mill Lane
Cambridge CB2 1SB
United Kingdom

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We’re delighted to announce the programme for our next online Kinds of Intelligence workshop coming up at the end of September 2021, with talks and symposia featuring speakers David Gamez, Mahi Hardalupas, Mateja Jamnik, Diana Maynard, Richard Moore, Stephen Neale, Charles Rathkopf, and Eric Schwitzgebel.

This is the second in a series of workshops run by the Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence at the University of Cambridge (in lieu of our 2021 conference), exploring the philosophy and cognitive science of non-human intelligence.

The workshop will be held on Zoom – please register free of charge at the following link to receive an email invitation:

Schedule (all times are UK - BST).

Thursday 23rd September

1400-1600 Symposium: Kinds of Communication. 

Richard Moore (Warwick) “Pragmatic inferences in great ape communication”
Diana Maynard (Sheffield) “The language of social media”
Stephen Neale (CUNY) “Conceptual and technical problems identifying hate speech.” 

1630-1800 Keynote Talk

Eric Schwitzgebel (UC Riverside). “Borderline consciousness, when it’s neither determinately true nor determinately false that experience is present.” 

Friday 24th September

1430-1600 Short Talks. 

Mahi Hardalupas (Pitt). “Engineering artificial research organisms”
David Gamez (Middlesex). “A universal measure of intelligence based on prediction”
Charles Rathkopf (Juelich). “On the empirical content of deep neural networks”

1630-1800 Keynote Talk.
Mateja Jamnik (Cambridge). TBC

For more information about this workshop and future events, please go to our website at, and feel free to get in touch with Ali Boyle ([email protected]) or Henry Shevlin ([email protected]) with any questions.

Looking forward to (virtually) seeing some of you there!

Henry Shevlin & Ali Boyle

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September 24, 2021, 4:00pm BST

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