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 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

Full Summer School Programme now online


Now that the final talks have been confirmed, the full programme of the RTG Summer School is finally online. Check the conferences site for more details.

Deadline extended: Cfp for the Summer School on Recent Developments in Situated Cognition


The deadline for the call for papers and posters has been extended by 15th June 2019. Please visit our conference site for more information the summer school and the cfp.


DateTypeOrganizerSpeaker & TitleVenue
September 2, 2019 9:00 am to September 4, 2019 6:00 pm Conference Albert Newen, Alfredo Vernazzani EuroCogSci2019Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Veranstaltungszentrum
September 23, 2019 (All day) Summer School RTG Situated Cognition Summer School: Recent Developments in Situated Cognition – Empirical and Philosophical InvestigationsRuhr-Universität Bochum