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


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

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


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 TIME TYPE TITLE TOPIC 08:30 – 09:00 Arrival 09:00... » read more


DateTypeOrganizerSpeaker & TitleVenue
September 16, 2022 (All day) Workshop RTG Situated Cognition GAP.11 – Satellite Workshop:
“Scaffolding & Niche Construction: Conceptualization & Applications”
Humboldt-Universität Berlin
October 28, 2022 (All day) Internal Workshop RTG Situated Cognition Fifth Internal Workshop:
Brainstorming of New Directions in Situated Cognition
Ruhr-Universität Bochum