The Philosophy of Psychology
Session 1: Rationality, Consciousness and the Architecture of the Mind 10-14 November 2008 Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany Keynote Speakers: José Luis Bermúdez (Washington University St. Louis), Peter Carruthers (University of Maryland) and Michael Esfeld (University of Lausanne) Session 2: Reasoning and Decision Making 17-21 November 2008 Tilburg Center for Logic and Philosophy of Science (TiLPS), Tilburg University, The Netherlands Keynote Speakers: Ulrike Hahn (Cardiff), Michael Pauen (HU Berlin), J.D. Trout (Loyola University Chicago) and Michiel van Lambalgen (University of Amsterdam)
Each session consists of a series of lectures by the invited speakers a closing workshop (details below) student presentations (details below) a mini-workshop on getting jobs in academic philosophy
The closing workshop in Bochum features Andreas Bartels (Bonn), Peter Carruthers (Maryland), Michael Esfeld (Lausanne), Albert Newen (Bochum) and Markus Schrenk (Nottingham). The closing workshop in Tilburg features Vincenzo Crupi (Trento/Venezia), Ulrike Hahn (Cardiff) and Kevin Korb (Monash).
Graduate students are invited to apply, for the entire graduate school as well as just for one session. They can also apply for giving a talk. To this end, we invite submissions of extended abstracts between 1000 and 1500 words by the 25 September 2008. Decisions will be made by 13 October 2008. See the website for details.
Students who are selected to present their work can receive financial support. Participants in the whole graduate school (both weeks) are eligible for a grant of 300 Euro. Those who only attend the session at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum are eligible for a 150 Euro grant.