The joint Research Training Group (RTG) is based at Ruhr-University Bochum and Osnabrück University. Methodologically, it connects philosophy of mind and cognition with empirical research in cognitive science. The main goal of the RTG is to identify deficits in traditional conceptions of the human mind and to refine and enhance the existing conceptions by drawing on new developments in cognitive science that have not yet made their way into the prevailing philosophical approaches.

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News

Call for Applications: 12 PhD Positions in 3rd Cohort of our RTG ‘Situated Cognition’ (June 2023–May 2026)

2022-11-08

Call for Applications The interdisciplinary Research Training Group Situated Cognition, funded by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG), invites applications for 12 Ph.D. positions (salary scale TV-L E 13, 65%) for a three-year structured PhD... » read more

Interdisciplinary Reading Club: Philosophy of Mind: Humans, Animals and Machines

2022-10-08

Venue: Ruhr-Universität Bochum, GA 04/187 (Mercator Room) Format: hybrid or online (see table) Time: 14:00 – 15:30 CET Organization: Prof. Albert Newen & Dr. Julia Wolf(Preparation greatly supported by Dr.... » read more

Research Opportunities for Ukrainian Researchers in Philosophy
to come either to Bochum or to Osnabrück (Germany)

2022-03-14

In order to express our solidarity with the people in Ukraine, who face the destruction of their universities by the Russian army and an attack on the values we believe... » read more

Events

DateTypeOrganizerSpeaker & TitleVenue
December 6, 2022 2:00 pm to December 6, 2022 3:30 pm Online Lecture Albert Newen & Julia Wolf Interdisciplinary Reading Club
Heather Browning (University of Southampton)
Constructing Animal Affect Profiles
Online
December 20, 2022 2:00 pm to December 20, 2022 3:30 pm Hybrid Lecture Albert Newen & Julia Wolf Interdisciplinary Reading Club
Sascha Fink (University of Magdeburg)
How to Test for Neural Correlates of Consciousness
Ruhr-University Bochum, GA 04/187 (Mercator)
January 10, 2023 2:00 pm to January 10, 2023 3:30 pm Online Lecture Albert Newen & Julia Wolf Interdisciplinary Reading Club
Frederique de Vignemont (Institut Jean Nicod, Paris)
Augmentative Technology
Online
January 24, 2023 2:00 pm to January 24, 2023 3:30 pm Online Lecture Albert Newen & Julia Wolf Interdisciplinary Reading Club
Patrick Nalepka (Macquarie University – School of Psychological Sciences)
Task Dynamics and Social Physical Collaborative Problem-Solving
Online
January 31, 2023 (All day) Deadline RTG Situated Cognition Application Deadline for 3rd Cohort (2023–2026)Online