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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Empirical Investigations of Situated Cognition


Abstract The third cohort of PhDs has successfully started their projects in our Research Training Group ‘Situated Cognition’. Now, the PhDs are ready to give insights into their projects and... » read more

Situated Cognition Spring School (SCSS) 2025


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


DateTypeOrganizerSpeaker & TitleVenue
July 16, 2024 2:00 pm to July 16, 2024 3:30 pm Hybrid Lecture Albert Newen & Julia Wolf Interdisciplinary Reading Club
Susanna Schellenberg (Rutgers University)
Title tba. (Institute Colloquium)
Ruhr-Universität Bochum, GA 04/187
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' Situated Cognition Spring School (SCSS) 2025Ruhr-Universität Bochum, ZEMOS