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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RTG Fellow: Dr. Antonella Tramacere (University of Jena, Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History)


In July 2020 Dr. Antonella Tramacere of the University of Jena and the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History will join us at the RTG in Bochum.... » read more

Extended deadline: Call for PhD applications


The deadline for the call for PhD applications has been extended until 19th February 2020. Visit for further details.


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