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IP/AHRC Project: International Conference: Constructing perceptual objects: Binding within and across the senses, 31 Oct

Monday 20 October 2014
INSTITUTE OF PHILOSOPHY Part of the Rethinking the Senses Project, funded by the AHRC. Friday 31 October 2014, 9:30-18:15 International Conference, Council Room, Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, University of London,  Constructing perceptual objects: Binding within and across the senses Speakers include: Pascal Mamassian (Paris), Liad Mudrik (California & Tel Aviv), Roger Newport (Nottingham), and Charles Spence (Oxford).

Jean Nicod Prize and Lectures in Philosophy and Cognitive Sciences

Monday 13 October 2014
The Institute of Philosophy is delighted to receive news that Dr Chris Frith, Emeritus Professor of Neuropsychology, Wellcome Trust Centre for NeuroImaging, University College London and Associate Professor at the Institute of Philosophy and Uta Frith, Emeritus Professor of Cognitive Development, Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London, have been awarded the prestigious Jean Nicod Prize  2014. Jean Nicod Prize and Lectures in Philosophy and Cognitive Sciences 'What makes us social' - Uta and Chris Frith Programme

Hearing-in: Philosophical perspectives on sounds and sonification, 10 Oct

Sunday 28 September 2014
INSTITUTE OF PHILOSOPHY Friday 10 October 2014, 12:30 - 18:30 Room 104, Senate House, WC1 Hearing-in: Philosophical perspectives on sounds and sonification Speakers: Chris Chafe (Stanford) Josef Parvizi (Stanford) Nick Bearman (Liverpool) Paul Vickers (Northumbria)

The Aesthetic Aims of Science, 8 Sept 13.45-18.00hrs

Friday 5 September 2014
The Aesthetic Aims of Science 8 September 2014 Senate House, London G34, ground floor The aim of science is a topic often broached amongst philosophers of science: it deeply informs their discussions of realism and antirealism, as well as much in the way of scientific methodology. Yet, these discussions almost always presuppose that science can have only one aim, and moreover that this aim is epistemic – whether it be truth, empirical adequacy or explanatory completeness.

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