Sean M. Smith, an assistant professor of Philosophy at the University of Hawai’i at Mānoa works at the intersection of Indian Buddhist philosophy (with a particular emphasis on the Pāli tradition) and contemporary philosophy of mind, cognitive science, and moral psychology.
Join the Department of Philosophy and the Ontario Philosophy Teachers’ Association for a workshop on teaching philosophy in high schools. Presenters are Steven Coyne, James John, Alexander Koo, and William Paris.
Caitlin Hamblin-Yule is a doctoral student in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Toronto with particular interests in social cognition.
Professor Strevens’ research is in philosophy of science (including scientific explanation, complex systems, probability, the social structure of science) and the philosophical applications of cognitive science (especially the psychology of concepts).
Jacob Beck’s research focuses on mental representation and consciousness. The title of Professor Beck’s talk is “Is Perception Analog?”
Join guest speaker Paul Thagard, Professor of Philosophy and Director of the Cognitive Science Program at the University of Waterloo, for a talk on creativity in humans and computers.