This semester we will begin by reading T.M Scanlon‘s recent book Being Realistic about Reasons. We’ll start by looking at chapter 1 this Thursday (8/10/2015). There are 5 chapters, so we plan to spend the first 5 weeks of this semester looking at this book.
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Talk at Bogazici, Beril Idemen Sozmen
Thursday, October 15, 5-7pm, TB 310 (Anderson Hall), Bogazici University.
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Our philosophy/Cog-Sci reading group at Boğaziçi will continue this semester on Tuesdays from 5.15-7pm in TB365. This semester we will focus primarily on perception. Everyone is welcome.
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Tuesday, October 6th
David Marr, “Chapter 1: The philosophy and the Approach“, Vision: A Computational Investigation into the Human Representation and Processing of Visual Information, MIT Press, 2010.
Tuesday, October 13th
Frances Egan, “How to think about mental content.” Philosophical Studies, 2014.
Tuesday, October 20th
Matt Jones and Bradley C. Love, “Baysian Fundamentalism or Englightenment – On the explanatory status of Baysian models of cognition” BEHAVIORAL AND BRAIN SCIENCES (2011) 34, 169–231
Tuesday, October 27th
Andy Clark, “Radical Predictive Processing”, Southern Journal of Philosophy 53:3-27 (2015) [see also Andy Clark, Embodied Prediction]
Future readings to be decided.
This reading group is part of the Tubitak Project 114K348, Concepts and Beliefs: From Perception to Action, run by Lucas Thorpe.
WORKSHOP ON THE KALAM COSMOLOGICAL ARGUMENT
The Kalam Cosmological Argument (A Critical Assessment)
One-Day Workshop (October 5th, Monday, 2015)
(This Event is open to the Public)
Venue: Boğaziçi University, North Campus, New Hall-Conference Room (1st Floor)
10.00-11.00 Opening Remarks & The Historical and the Philosophical Context of the KalamCosmological Argument (Nazif Muhtaroğlu/ Boğaziçi University, Philosophy)
11.00-11.15 Coffee Break
12.15-14.00 Lunch Break
14.00-15.00 Actual Infinity versus Potential Infinity (Enis Doko/Koç University, Physics)
15.00-15.15 Coffee Break
16.15-16.30 Coffee Break
16.30-17.30 A Scientific Evaluation of the Kalam Cosmological Argument (Ali Kaya/ Boğaziçi University, Physics)
17.30-17.45 Coffee Break
Further info can be found here.
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Ethical problems in medical decisions at the end of life
Seminar by Dr. Mirjam de Vos (Amsterdam)
Thu. 17 Sept. 2015, 5-6.30pm
Language of the event: English, no simultaneous translation
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All welcome, registration not required.
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Friday, September 18, 5-7pm, TB 130
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