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

Career Opportunities Outside of Academia

2022-05-16

Date: 7th of July, 2022 Venue: Osnabrück University, Seminarstraße 20, Building 15, Room 322a During this equality and career guidance workshop we will focus on an intriguing question: What are... » 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

Interdisciplinary Reading Club:
Recent Debates on Situated Cognition

2022-03-04

Venue: RUB, mixed (see details) Time: 14:00 – 15:30 CEST (UTC+2) Organization: Prof. Albert Newen & Dr. Sabrina Coninx Date Speaker Title Venue 12.04.202216:00 – 17:30 Hal Hershfield (UCLA Anderson... » read more

GAP.11 – Satellite Workshop
“Scaffolding & Niche Construction: Conceptualization & Applications”

2022-01-12

Organization: Prof. Albert Newen, Prof. Achim Stephan, Dr. Sabrina Coninx, & Dr. Gregor Hörzer Date: 16th September 2022 Venue:Humboldt-Universität, Seminargebäude am Hegelplatz, Dorotheenstr. 24, Berlin In the growing literature of situated philosophical theories, two... » read more

Early Career Researchers Workshop in Philosophy of Mind and Cognitive Science

2022-01-11

– Call for Papers – Fifth Bochum Early Career Researchers Workshopin Philosophy of Mind and Cognitive Science The Bochum Early Career Researchers Workshop is an annual event by and for... » read more

Events

DateTypeOrganizerSpeaker & TitleVenue
June 7, 2022 9:00 am to June 8, 2022 3:00 pm Lectures Albert Newen & Tobias Schlicht Carnap Lectures (Hybrid Event)
with Cecilia Heyes (Oxford University)
Ruhr-Universität Bochum
June 14, 2022 2:00 pm to June 14, 2022 3:30 pm Lecture Albert Newen & Sabrina Coninx Interdisciplinary Reading Club
Recent Debates on Situated Cognition
Adrian Alsmith (King’s College London)
Imagination, Illusion, and (Virtual) Reality
Ruhr-Universität Bochum, GA 04/187
June 28, 2022 2:00 pm to June 28, 2022 3:30 pm Lecture Albert Newen & Sabrina Coninx Interdisciplinary Reading Club
Recent Debates on Situated Cognition
Jonathan Birch (London School of Economics and Political Science)
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Ruhr-Universität Bochum, GA 04/187
July 5, 2022 2:00 pm to July 5, 2022 3:30 pm Lecture Albert Newen & Sabrina Coninx Interdisciplinary Reading Club
Recent Debates on Situated Cognition
Matteo Colombo (Tilburg University)
Instrumentalisms and the Free Energy Principle
Ruhr-Universität Bochum, GA 04/187
July 7, 2022 4:00 pm to July 7, 2022 8:00 pm Workshop RTG Situated Cognition Career Workshop:
“Career Opportunities Outside of Academia”
Universität Osnabrück, 15/322a