Call for Papers for the Sixth Bochum Early Career Researchers Workshop
in Philosophy of Mind and Cognitive Science
Date: July 24, 2023 – July 26, 2023
Location: Ruhr University Bochum (RUB), Germany, and online via Zoom
Organization: Alexander Hölken & Caroline Stankozi (RUB)
Keynote speakers: Miguel Segundo Ortín (Murcia, ES), Arantza Barrios
(London, UK), Demian Battaglia (Strasbourg, FR)
Submission deadline: April 15, 2023
This workshop offers early career researchers in philosophy of mind and
cognitive science an opportunity for in-depth discussion of their work.
Each talk will get up to 30 minutes (plus 20 minutes for discussion).
Each accepted speaker will be paired with another, whose paper they
receive in advance to provide a brief (5-10 minutes) commentary.
We invite papers in philosophy of mind and cognitive science on the
topic of **the role of the brain in learning**. Related topics that we
consider relevant include, but are not limited to:
* Learning in artificial systems
* Learning in non-brained organisms
* Animal cognition & comparative psychology
* Basal cognition
* The role of language and metaphors in cognition
* Epistemology of perception
* Action selection and decision making
* Habituation, skill development, and motor control
* Philosophy of psychiatry and psychopathology
More information can be found here:
Eligibility: Submissions are invited from PhD students or researchers
who received their PhD less than 2 years before the submission deadline.
Submission instructions: Abstracts ready for blind review (1,000 words)
with a separate cover sheet (listing name, contact information,
institutional affiliation, and date of (expected) PhD conferral) should
be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org by April 15, 2023.
Notifications of acceptance will be sent in May. Accepted speakers will
be asked to send their full papers (of no more than 10,000 words) by the
end of June. As we aim for an equal gender balance and diversity, we
welcome submissions from members of minorities and underprivileged
groups. Attending the workshop is free of charge.
For any queries and clarifications please do not hesitate to contact us
Alexander Hölken & Caroline Stankozi