Event Date/Time: Oct 17, 2002
End Date/Time: Oct 20, 2002
Paper Submission Date:
May 31, 2002
We are pleased to invite you to a Conference on Philosophy and Neuroscience, to be held at Carleton University, in Ottawa, in October 2002. The conference is being organized by Carleton University and the McDonnell Project in Philosophy and the Neurosciences at Simon Fraser University. The aim is to achieve an overview of the current state of the art in the rapidly expanding project of relating contemporary philosophy and contemporary work in the neurosciences. In addition to hosting established researchers, the conference will also present some of the best work currently being done by graduate students and post-doctoral fellows.
We are very happy to confirm that Patricia Churchland will be giving the conference keynote address.
CALL FOR GRADUATE STUDENT PAPERS
PHILOSOPHY & NEUROSCIENCE CONFERENCE
Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada
October 17-20, 2002
We are pleased to invite you to a Conference on Philosophy and Neuroscience, sponsored by Carleton University‘s Cognitive Science Programme and the McDonnell Project in Philosophy and Neuroscience. The conference‘s aim is to achieve an overview of current research relating contemporary philosophy and contemporary work in the neurosciences. Seven topics have been chosen as themes for symposia:
o Colour vision
o Viso-motor transformation
o Neural semantics
o Motivation and will
o Psychological state perception
o Reduction and localization
Confirmed speakers include: Kathleen Akins, Andrew Brook, Pat Churchland, Dan Dennett, Chris Eliasmith, Valerie Hardcastle, Pierre Jacob, Marc Jeannerod, Brian Keeley, Sean Kelly, Tori McGeer, Alva Noe, Jesse Prinz, Evan Thompson, Steven Quartz. The keynote address will be given by Patricia Churchland.
We are currently accepting papers from graduate students and post-doctoral fellows on the seven conference theme topics. We will however make every effort to accommodate exceptional work in other areas which relate philosophy and neuroscience. Submissions must be received by May 30, 2002. Papers should be no more than 4000 words in length, 12 point, double-spaced. Please include the following information along with your paper:
1. The title.
2. Complete contact information for the author with whom the programme committee can interact about the submission: name, institutional affiliation, postal address, e-mail address, telephone and fax numbers. Note: The name of the authors and any other identifying information should appear only on the paper title page so as to facilitate blind review.
3. An abstract of up to 200 words.
Please mail three (3) copies of your paper to the following address:
Submission: Philosophy & Neuroscience Conference
2216 Dunton Tower, Carleton University
1125 Colonel By Drive
Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA K1S 5B6
You can check the conference website periodically for further information: http://www.carleton.ca/iis/Conference/index.html. The site will be updated frequently.
We look forward to welcoming you in October!
The Conference Committee