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Neural Computation and the Computational Theory of Cognition by Gualtiero P. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine This paper  (co-authored with theoretical and experimental neuroscientist Sonya Bahar) is what I've been aiming at during all these years.  This is why I made this big fuss ... Read on »
A Summary of the Imperative Content Strategy by Gualtiero P. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine In my last post I was assuming familiarity with something not many people is familiar with. I apologise. Let me say a quick thing about the imperative content strategy to de ... Read on »
Tye's new take on pain by Gualtiero P. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine [UPDATE] I have posted a quick summary of the imperative content strategy in dealing with affective phenomenology here . Hello everyone. This is my first post for Brai ... Read on »
Call for Papers: On David Chalmers’s “A Computational Foundation for the Study of... by Gualtiero P. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine David Chalmers’s 1993 paper, “A Computational Foundation for the Study of Cognition,” contains his most systematic discussion of computation as a foundation for cognitive sc ... Read on »
Workshop: Experimental Philosophy of Consciousness by Gualtiero P. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine In just a little less than two weeks, New York City will be home to the second annual Experimental Philosophy Workshop. This year's workshop will be highlighting ... Read on »
Consciousness studies in the popular media by Gualtiero P. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine One thing that I find frustrating, as I'm sure many of us do, is the quality of attempts to bring the study of consciousness (and the mind/brain more generally) to those out ... Read on »
The Identity Theory and Mind-Brain Correlations by Gualtiero P. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine In another thread ("What's a good reading against type-identity theory for neuroscientists?"), I mentioned that I had a forthcoming paper in Philosophical Psychology that pu ... Read on »
Russellian Monism by Gualtiero P. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine The Online Consciousness Conference is now in its second week (It lasts until March 4th so there is still time to be involved). One thing that has come out in the discussion ... Read on »
Journals accepting short papers? by Gualtiero P. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine I am looking for suggestions on empirically informed philosophy of mind journals that like short pieces, 3000 words or less. I know about Analysis but, in my experience, it ... Read on »
Just when I thought I had a useful brain… by Gualtiero P. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine As a materialist I am often troubled by how rarely I use neuroscientific studies in building or testing cognitive hypotheses. I’m often tempted to write this off a just a ... Read on »
3...2...1... by Gualtiero P. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine The Online Consciousness Conference  has begun! Spread the word! Read on »
What's a good reading against type-identity theory for neuroscientists? by Gualtiero P. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Wayne Wu (CMU) would like to present arguments against type-identity theory to his group of neuroscientists in his phil cog sci class, and he is wondering what papers he sho ... Read on »
CfP: Formal Epistemology Meets Experimental Philosophy (Tilburg, 29 - 30 September 2011) by Gualtiero P. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine First Pittsburgh -Tilburg workshop on  Formal Epistemology Meets Experimental Philosophy Tilburg Center for Logic and Philosophy of Science 29-30 Septembe ... Read on »
CO3 Papers Available by Gualtiero P. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine The papers for the 3rd Online Consciousness Conference are  now available here . Just one week before the conference starts, so better start reading now! : ) Read on »
2 Jobs in Edinburgh (Philosophy of Cognitive Science) by Gualtiero P. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Applications are invited for a permanent lectureship in Philosophy of Cognitive Science, tenable from 1 August 2011. Salary Scale: £36,862 - £44,016. This permanent pos ... Read on »
Second CFP: Embodied Social Cognition by Gualtiero P. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences is hosting a special issue on embodied cognition's accounts of social cognition. Submissions are due March 1, 2011. For more informa ... Read on »
Same-Order Theories and the Failure of Phenomenal Intimacy by Gualtiero P. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Perusing the new issue of Philosophical Studies that came out I came across Chad Kidd’s paper Phenomenal Consciousness with Infallible Self-Representation, which happens to ... Read on »
CFP: Church's Thesis: Logic, Mind and Nature by Gualtiero P. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine An interesting confrence on Church's Thesis, with excellent speakers, takes place in Krakow, Poland, on June, 3-5. See the conference website . Read on »
A Question about Mary by Gualtiero P. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Hey Brainers, Eric's post the other day about conceivability arguments got me thinking about Jackson's (1982) thought experiment about Mary the color scientist--in parti ... Read on »