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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DateTypeOrganizerSpeaker & TitleVenue
November 20, 2019 5:00 pm to November 20, 2019 7:00 pm Lecture Nikolas Kuske Two modes of feedback in monkey visual cortex – Timo van KerkoerleUniversität Osnabrück, 93/E31
November 21, 2019 2:00 pm to November 21, 2019 4:00 pm Lecture Beate Krickel, Albert Newen, Peter Brössel Mara Floris (Turin): Language and Categorisation: A Critique of Bottom-up Approaches to the Effect of Labels on PerceptionRuhr-University Bochum, GA 04/187 (Mercator)
November 27, 2019 5:00 pm to November 27, 2019 7:00 pm Lecture Benjamin Angerer Cross-domain generalisation in humans and machines – Alex DoumasUniversität Osnabrück, 93/E31
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, Veranstaltungszentrum
December 5, 2019 2:00 pm to December 5, 2019 4:00 pm Lecture Beate Krickel, Albert Newen, Peter Brössel Carrie Figdor (Iowa, USA): Conceptual Change in PsychologyRuhr-University Bochum, GA 04/187 (Mercator)