Experimental Philosophy: Philosophy of Mind and Action
4th Workshop of the Experimental Philosophy Group UK,
12-13 September 2013, Wills Memorial Building, University of Bristol
Deadline for Submission: 5th July 2013
Experimental Philosophy Group UK invites the submission of 500-word abstracts for 45-minute presentations or poster presentations on ‘Experimental Philosophy: Philosophy of Mind and Action’ for their upcoming workshop. Keynote presentations will be given by Natalie Gold (KCL), James Moore (Goldsmiths), Regina Rini (Oxford) and Eric Schwitzgebel (UC Riverside).
We welcome submissions presenting recently completed experimental work, engaging with the work of any of this year’s keynote speakers, proposing new experimental work, discussing existing empirical studies in the fields of Philosophy of Mind and Action, introducing novel approaches in this area or raising relevant methodological questions.
All high-quality submissions considered. Submissions encouraged from all levels of academia. 500-word abstracts to be sent as PDF or Word documents to firstname.lastname@example.org by 5th July 2013. Subject line of email should read “SUBMISSION [YOUR NAME]”. In the body of the email please state your name, affiliation and in which category (presentation or poster) you wish your submission to be considered. Submissions for presentations that are unsuccessful will be automatically considered for poster presentation. Presenters should be prepared to obtain funding from their home department, or to fund themselves.
Experimental Philosophy Group UK aims to provide a forum for UK-based researchers from all disciplines who are engaged in or interested in the investigation of philosophical topics using empirical methods. This workshop will have a focus upon (i) providing a platform for UK-based experimental philosophers, (ii) providing a forum for constructive discussion and collaboration to help and encourage new experimental work, (iii) encouraging constructive debate about the relevance of empirical findings to the philosophical study of Mind and Action.
Workshop Organisers: Bryony Pierce (Bristol), Robin Scaife (Sheffield) and James Andow (Nottingham)
We are grateful for the generous support of the University of Bristol Philosophy Department, a Mind Association Major Conference grant and the University of Bristol Centre for Science and Philosophy.