Extended Consciousness and Predictive Processing by Kirchhoff and Kiverstein

Michael Kirchhoff and Julian Kiverstein (University of Amsterdam) published their jointly authored book “Extended Consciousness and Predictive Processing: A Third-Wave View” with Routledge last...

PhD student edits special issue on Hilbert’s 24th problem

Inês Hipólito, together with Reinhard Kahle, edited a special issue of the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society entitled “The notion of ‘simple proof’...

AAP 2019 Conference in Wollongong

The University of Wollongong will be hosting the 2019 edition of the Australasian Association of Philosophy Conference. We are very pleased to announce the...

Special Issue on Predictive Brains and Embodied, Enactive Cognition

This special issue of Synthese, edited by Michael D. Kirchhoff, investigates the intersection between predictive processing in cognitive neuroscience and embodied, enactive approaches to...

Naturally Evolving Minds Conference Videos

We have videos online for some of the lectures of the Naturally Evolving Minds: Controversies, Developments, Interventions conference, organized by philosophers at the University of Wollongong...

Enactivist Interventions by Shaun Gallagher

Enactivist Interventions (2017) by Shaun Gallagher is an interdisciplinary work that explores how theories of embodied cognition illuminate many aspects of the mind, including...

Evolving Enactivism by Daniel Hutto and Erik Myin

Evolving Enactivism (2017) argues that cognitive phenomena—perceiving, imagining, remembering—can be best explained in terms of an interface between contentless and content-involving forms of cognition....

ARC Discovery Project: Minds in Skilled Performance

Philosophy researchers were successfully awarded $263,000 for an Australian Research Council Discovery Project – Minds in Skilled Performance: Explanatory Framework and Comparative Study –...

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  • Hutto and Gallagher appointed to School of Liberal Arts
    In January 2019, the University of Wollongong created a new School of Liberal Arts (SOLA). In partnership with the Ramsay Centre, SOLA will become home to a BA degree in Western Civilization. February 2019 saw the first academic appointments to SOLA. Daniel Hutto joined as Head of School and Shaun Gallagher, Lillian and Morrie Moss…
  • Philosophy at Wollongong
    Philosophical activity at the University of Wollongong is now spread across two schools in the Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts: the School of Humanities and Social Inquiry and the new School of Liberal Arts. Although these Schools are organizationally distinct, the philosophers in both schools will continue to work closely with each other…
  • Satne joins department as Senior Lecturer
    Philosophy at UOW is pleased to announce that Glenda Satne, previously a Vice-Chancellor Postdoctoral Fellow at our department, has now joined us as a continuing Senior Lecturer per February 9. Satne specialises in Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Language and Philosophy of Action. She has done extensive work on normativity and intersubjectivity, working under the…

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  • PhD student awarded funding to organise perceiving and cognising conference
    Inês Hipólito was awarded postgraduate conference funding by the Australasian Association of Philosophy to organise the conference "Perceiving and Cognising: Re-Drawing Boundaries".
  • PhD student publishes on robots, virtue ethics, and social recognition
    Anco Peeters, together with Max Cappuccio and William McDonald, authored the paper “Sympathy for Dolores: Moral Consideration for Robots Based on Virtue and Recognition” which has been published in Philosophy & Technology. Peeters was interviewed on this topic earlier this year by The Stand. The abstract of their paper reads: This paper motivates the idea…
  • Satne interviewed on normativity
    Glenda Satne was interviewed on her work on normativity. The interview, which can be watched online, is part of the “Into the Coast” philosophy series.
  • PhD student speaks on epistemic value of diversity
    Nick Brancazio has been invited to speak on 12 April 2019 at "The Diversity Question in Feminist Philosophy of Science", the 49th annual philosophy symposium at California State University, Fullerton. She will be giving a talk entitled “An Enactive Understanding of the Epistemic Value of Diversity”.
  • McGivern speaks on stories and arguments in science
    Patrick McGivern has been invited to speak at the workshop “Stories and Arguments in Scientific and Critical Thought” at Charles Darwin University, April 2019.
  • Extended Consciousness and Predictive Processing by Kirchhoff and Kiverstein
    Michael Kirchhoff and Julian Kiverstein (University of Amsterdam) published their jointly authored book “Extended Consciousness and Predictive Processing: A Third-Wave View” with Routledge last month. The excerpt reads: In this jointly authored book, Kirchhoff and Kiverstein defend the controversial thesis that phenomenal consciousness is realised by more than just the brain. They argue that the…
  • Inaugural conference on understanding others through narrative practices
    The School of Liberal arts is organizing its inaugural conference - Understanding Others through Narrative Practices - on Friday 5th April 2019 at the Research Hub in Building 19, main campus, University of Wollongong.
  • PhD student edits special issue on Hilbert's 24th problem
    Inês Hipólito, together with Reinhard Kahle, edited a special issue of the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society entitled "The notion of ‘simple proof’ - Hilbert's 24th problem". This issue, including their introduction "Discussing Hilbert's 24th problem", has been published online. Hipólito, I. & Kahle, R. Discussing Hilbert's 24th problem. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal…

 

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