The Life & Mind Seminar Network

Heidegger and Cognitive Science Workshop

Posted in CFP by tomfroese on August 1, 2010

Heidegger and Cognitive Science Workshop

Call for Graduate Student abstracts: Deadline extension! Deadline now 8th August.

– 27th October 2010, University of Edinburgh –

Hosted by the University of Edinburgh Phenomenology and Philosophy research group (EPiPHENy) with support from the Mind Association

Confirmed Speakers:

Julian Kiverstein
Matthew Ratcliffe
Michael Wheeler

The aim of this one-day workshop is to introduce key Heideggerian ideas to those working in philosophy of mind and the cognitive sciences, and to link them to contemporary empirical research and philosophical debate. We have three spaces available in the morning for presentations by graduate students. Papers should discuss issues at the intersection of Heideggerian phenomenology and cognitive science, emphasizing whether or not a Heideggerian shift in cognitive science is desirable. More information is available on the workshop website:

Graduate presentations will be 30 minutes in length with a 15 minute discussion period (30 minutes relates to a paper of approximately 2-3000 words). Please submit an abstract of no more than 1000 words to with the subject line

-Abstract for Heidegger Workshop-

Abstracts will be blind refereed so please omit your name and affiliation from your abstract. Please include the name of your paper, affiliation and stage of study in your email, and save the abstract with the title of your paper as the filename in .doc format. We will contact you by email once a decision has been reached.

*Eligibility for submission of abstracts: for the purposes of this workshop we consider as graduate students anyone who is currently enrolled on a postgraduate course or who has completed a Bachelors, Masters, or PhD degree within the last 2 years.

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Mog Stapleton (

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