Two Affiliate Meetings @Central APA

If you will be attending the Central Division Meeting of the American Philosophical Association in New Orleans this year, we invited you to join us at one or both of the Deep South Philosophy & Neuroscience Workgroup affiliate meetings.

PDF of the full flyer for the Cognitive Ontology session here; Mechanism session here.

Current Issues in Cognitive Ontology

Chair: Kaleena Stoddard (Tulane University)

Javier Gomez Lavin (Purdue Univ.) “Sketching a Computational Approach to Cognitive Architecture”

Joe McCaffrey (Univ. of Nebraska, Omaha) “Cognitive Strategies and Emergent Realism about Higher-level Cognitive Kinds”

Zina Ward  (Florida State Univ.) “Natural Kinds and Machine Learning: The Case of Male and Female Brains” 

Dan Burnston (Tulane Univ.) “Do Monkeys Choke under Pressure? Cognitive Ontology and Comparative Approaches” 

Commenter: Muhammad Ali Khalidi  (CUNY Graduate Center)

Flyer as PDF


Reassessing Mechanism in Light of Recent Evidence from Neuroscience

Chair: John Bickle  (Mississippi State University and University of Mississippi Medical Center)

John Bickle  (Mississippi State University and University of Mississippi Medical Center) “Neuroepigenetics” 

Lauren Ross  (University of California, Irvine)  “Causal Pathways”

Stuart Glennan  (Butler University)  “Defending Mechanisms”

Sarah Robins  (Purdue University)  “Memory and Optogenetics”

Flyer as PDF

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