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Rutgers-Bochum Mind and Language Workshop


From Friday, April 27, 2018
To Saturday, April 28, 2018

Seminar Room, Philosophy Department, CAC - (Gateway Building - 106 Somerset Avenue - 5th Floor, New Brunswick, NJ)

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Bochum-Rutgers-Workshop in Philosophy 

Organizers: Brian McLaughlin (Rutgers, Department of Philosophy, RuCCS), and Albert Newen (RUB, Institute of Philosophy II)

Friday, April 27th, 2018

9.30 –  10.40 Alan Leslie (Rutgers): Action Theory and Agents
10.40 – 11.20 Julia Wolf (Bochum): Modelling Implicit False-Belief Understanding
11.20 – 11.40 Coffee
11:40 – 12.50 Peter Brössel (Bochum): Reserve Inference in Neuroscience as Inference to Best Systematization
12.50 – 14.40 Lunch
14.40 – 15.20 Luke Roelofs (Bochum): Low-level simulation, Unconscious Inference, and Implicit Belief: How Can Mental-state Types Cross Levels?
15.20 - 16.00 Isaac Wilhelm (Rutgers): The Ontology of Mechanisms
16.00 – 16.20 Coffee
16.20 – 17.30 Randy Gallistel (Rutgers): Pre-Linguistic Thought
17.30 – 18.30 Pascale Willemsen (Bochum): Alternative Possibilities and the Action/Omission Asymmetry
19.00 Dinner

Saturday, April 28th, 2018

10.00 – 11.10 Sen Cheng (Bochum): Modelling Neural Mechanisms Underlying Episodic Memory
11.10 – 11.30 Coffee
11.30 – 12.40 Markus Werning (Bochum): Predicting the Past. On the Epistemic Generativity of Memory
12.40 – 14.00 Lunch
14.00 – 14.40 Veronica Gomez (Rutgers): Idealization and Explanation in Computational Cognitive Science: the Case of Bayesian Modeling.
14.40 – 15.20 Robin Löhr (Bochum): Concepts and Categorization Devices
15.20 – 16.00

Kelsey Laity-D’Agostino (Rutgers): Language Acquisition and Scaler Implicature: What Have We Learned?

16.00 – 16.20 Coffee
16.20 – 17.30 Paul Pietroski (Rutgers): Confronting Existential Angst  



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