The Life & Mind Seminar Network

CFP: Enactivism – A New Paradigm?

Posted in CFP by Tom Froese on September 9, 2008


ENACTIVISM: A new paradigm?
From Neurophenomenology and Social/Evolutionary Robotics to Distributed Cognition

October, 6-8 2008, Nicolasus Copernicus University, Torun, Poland

Web: click here

Key topics of conference:

  • enactivism as methodology of cognition research,
  • enactivism: state of art,
  • role of enactivism in today cognitive science, neuroscience, robotics, philosophy,
  • role of action in cognition,
  • connection between social cognition, action, robotics and evolution research,
  • distributed cognition as part of enactivist cognitive science,
  • first- and second- person methodologies in cognitive science and neuroscience,
  • philosophy and cognitive science in enactivism,

SPEAKERS (confirmed):

Open lecture: David Kirsh – Beyond Perception

Speakers: Tierry Chaminade, Fred Cummins, Natalie Depraz, Wlodzislaw Duch, Olivier Gapenne, Hiro Iizuka, Masami Ishihara, Joel Krueger, Jean-Luc Petit, Corrado Sinigaglia, Pierre Steiner, Lucina Uddin, Tom Ziemke,

Submissions should be addressed electronically to:

Dr. Tomasz Komendzinski


Tomasz Komendzinski

Przemyslaw Nowakowski

Past Torun Conferences:

2006 conference “Embodied and Situated Cognition: from Phenomenology to Neuroscience and Artificial intelligence”


2007 conference “Self, Intersubjectivity and Social Neuroscience: From Mind and Action to Society” (September 24-26, 2007, Torun, Poland)



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  1. Tom Froese said, on September 15, 2008 at 9:47 am

    Some of the links in this post previously did not work. These have now been corrected.

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