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Philosophy and the Sciences of Animal Mind and Behaviou

///Philosophy and the Sciences of Animal Mind and Behaviou

Philosophy and the Sciences of Animal Mind and Behaviou


All-day symposium Wednesday 12 July 2006 Leeds Humanities Research Institute (LHRI), 29-31 Clarendon Place, University of Leeds

Sponsored by the Division of History and Philosophy of Science, University of Leeds and the British Society for the Philosophy of Science


9-9:30: Registration and welcome

9:30-10:15: Derek Browne (Canterbury): “Folk Physics for Parrots”

10:15-11:00: Shane Glackin (Leeds): “Dolphin Natures, Human Virtues: MacIntyre and Ethical Naturalism”

11:00-11:30: Tea/coffee

11:30-12:15: Simon Fitzpatrick (Sheffield): “Morgan’s Canon: What is it? Should we Adhere to it?”

12:15-1:00: Lisa Bortolotti (Birmingham): “From Animal Behaviour to Belief Ascription”

1:00-2:00: Lunch

2:00-2:45: Ulrich Stegmann (King’s College London): “Searching for the Content of Animal Signals”

2:45-3:30: Gregory Radick (Leeds): “Vervetese and its Contexts”

3:30-4:00: Tea/coffee

4:00-4:45: Matteo Mameli (Cambridge): “Innateness”

4:45-5:30: General commentary from Jonathan Hodge (Leeds), followed by discussion

The symposium is open to all but places are limited and early registration — no later than 5 July — is essential. A £10 fee applies and includes lunch and tea/coffee on the day. It is hoped that bursaries will be available for students.

To register and for more information, please email Gregory Radick, [email protected]

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