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: Prof. Carrie Figdor (University of Iowa, Iowa)


In November/December 2019, Prof. Carrie Figdor from the University of Iowa will be visiting the RTG in Bochum. Carrie Figdor currently works as Professor at the Department of Philosophy and... » read more

RTG PhD fellow: Pankaj Singh (Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur)


Pankaj Singh of the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur , will be visiting the RTG from 01. – 30. September 2019. Pankaj Singh is currently a PhD student at the... » read more


DateTypeOrganizerSpeaker & TitleVenue
November 15, 2019 9:00 am to November 15, 2019 5:00 pm Workshop RTG Situated Cognition Fifth Internal WorkshopRuhr-University Bochum, GA 04/187 (Mercator)
November 28, 2019 10:00 am to November 29, 2019 6:00 pm Workshop Matej Kohár, Beate Krickel Mental Representations in a Mechanical WorldRuhr Universität Bochum, Beckmannshof