Events at the Institute (29 May - 18 Jun)

Wednesday 29 May 2013
THIS WEEK Wed 29 May, 4.00 pm IP Aesthetics Forum: Senate Room, first floor, Senate House, WC1 Lambert Wiesing (Jena) Pause of Participation. On the Function of Artificial Presence Supported by the British Society of Aesthetics . Thurs 30 May, 5.00 pm IP CenSes Seminar: Room 243, second floor, Senate House, WC1 Nazanin Derakhshan (Birkbeck, Dept of Psychological Science) Working memory capacity limits in anxiety and depression: Can they be increased? Abstract: . FUTURE EVENTS Thurs 4 Jun, 5.00 pm

Call for Conference Proposals: History of Philosophy 1500-2000

Thursday 16 May 2013
CALL FOR CONFERENCE PROPOSALS: TOPICS IN THE HISTORY OF PHILOSOPHY 1500-2000. Proposals are sought from UK philosophy departments to organise a one or two day philosophy conference on any topic in the History of Philosophy within the period 1500-2000. The conference will be financially supported by the Institute, who will also provide the venue. Proposals – of no more that three pages – should contain: - a clear rationale for the theme or topic chosen; - a list of possible speakers; - a draft budget, including likely accommodation needs;

John Coffin Memorial Lecture in Science: Vision Impossible!

Thursday 16 May 2013
JOHN COFFIN MEMORIAL LECTURE IN SCIENCE Colin Blakemore Professor of Neuroscience at the University of Oxford will give a talk entitled: Vision Impossible! Thursday 12 Jan, 6.00 pm Room 349, third floor, Senate House, WC1

Digging by Debating Project Grant Awarded

Thursday 16 May 2013
The Institute of Philosophy and its partners have been awarded a new grant of around £250,000 by JISC and the National Endowment for the Humanities (United States) for the Digging by Debating project managed by David Bourget (Institute of Philosophy), Colin Allen (Indiana University), Kay Börner (Indiana University), Andrew Ravenscroft (East London), and Chris Reed (Dundee).

CFP: European Society for Philosophy and Psychology

Thursday 16 May 2013
EUROPEAN SOCIETY FOR PHILOSOPHY AND PSYCHOLOGY CALL FOR PAPERS 20th Annual Meeting of the European Society for Philosophy and Psychology in London, UK from August 28-31, 2012 The deadline for submission of PAPERS and POSTERS is 15 May, 2012 The deadline for submission of SYMPOSIA PROPOSALS is 29th February, 2012 Conference website (full site in preparation): Online submission: More about the society: