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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Situated Cognition Spring School (SCSS) 2025


– SAVE THE DATE –March 24 – 27, 2025 @ Ruhr University Bochum Further information will follow on this page soon.

Workshop: Philosophy of Neuromorphic AI


Abstract There has been a long tradition of philosophers, cognitive scientists and computer scientists discussing philosophical implications of artificial intelligence. Since for the last decades von Neumann style computation has... » read more


DateTypeOrganizerSpeaker & TitleVenue
May 30, 2024 1:00 pm to May 31, 2024 5:00 pm Online Workshop Johannes Brinz & Nikola Kompa Workshop: Philosophy of Neuromorphic AIOnline
June 6, 2024 2:00 pm to June 7, 2024 6:00 pm Workshop Albert Newen, Nikola Kompa, Julia Wolf & Louis Loock Empirical Investigations of Situated CognitionUniversität Osnabrück, Helikoniensaal (Bohnenkamp-Haus, Gebäude 64)
October 18, 2024 9:00 am to October 18, 2024 6:00 pm Workshop Albert Newen, Nikola Kompa, Julia Wolf & Louis Loock Imagination in the Context of Situated CognitionRuhr-University Bochum, GA 04/187 (Mercator)
March 24, 2025 9:00 am to March 27, 2025 6:00 pm Conference RTG 'Situated Cognition' Spring School (SCSS) 2025Ruhr-Universität Bochum, ZEMOS