Dancing with Pixies?...

At TEDx Tottenham, London Mark Bishop (the former chair of the Society) demonstrates that if the ongoing EU flagship science project - the 1.6 billion dollar "Human Brain Project” - ultimately succeeds in understanding all as...


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Computerised Minds. ...

A video sponsored by the society discusses Searle's Chinese Room Argument (CRA) and the heated debates surrounding it. In this video, which is accessible to the general public and those with interest in AI, Olly's Philosophy Tube ...


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Erden in AI roundtab...

On Friday 4th September, philosopher and AISB member Dr Yasemin J Erden, participated in an AI roundtable at Second Home, hosted by Index Ventures and SwiftKey.   Joining her on the panel were colleagues from academia and indu...


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AISB Convention 2016

The AISB Convention is an annual conference covering the range of AI and Cognitive Science, organised by the Society for the Study of Artificial Intelligence and Simulation of Behaviour. The 2016 Convention will be held at the Uni...


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Bishop and AI news

Stephen Hawking thinks computers may surpass human intelligence and take over the world. This view is based on the ideology that all aspects of human mentality will eventually be realised by a program running on a suitable compu...


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Connection Science

All individual members of The Society for the Study of Artificial Intelligence and Simulation of Behaviour have a personal subscription to the Taylor Francis journal Connection Science as part of their membership. How to Acce...


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Al-Rifaie on BBC

AISB Committee member and Research Fellow at Goldsmiths, University of London, Dr Mohammad Majid al-Rifaie was interviewed by the BBC (in Farsi) along with his colleague Mohammad Ali Javaheri Javid on the 6 November 2014. He was a...


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AISB YouTube Channel

The AISB has launched a YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/AISBTube (http://www.youtube.com/user/AISBTube). The channel currently holds a number of videos from the AISB 2010 Convention. Videos include the AISB round t...


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Notice

AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Two assistant positions (pre- or postdoctoral) in theoretical philosophy, Zuerich, SWITZERLAND


Am Philosophischen Seminar der Universitt Zrich sind zum nchstmglichen Zeitpunkt in den 
Bereichen Theoretische Philosophie (Lehrstuhl Glock) und Geschichte der Philosophie (Lehrstuhl 
Saporiti)

zwei Assistenzstellen (je 50%)

neu zu besetzen.

Aufgaben:

- Selbststndige Forschung (Promotions- oder Habilitationsprojekt im Bereich der Theoretischen 
Philosophie und/oder ihrer Geschichte)

- Mitarbeit in der Lehre -Untersttzung der Lehrstuhlinhaberin oder des Lehrstuhlinhabers in 
Lehre und Forschung sowie bei administrativen Ttigkeiten

Voraussetzungen:
- abgeschlossenes Hochschulstudium in Philosophie
- sehr gute Deutsch- oder Englischkenntnisse

Zustzlich zu den blichen Bewerbungsunterlagen (ohne Schriften) bitten wir um eine Beschreibung 
des akademischen Projekts sowie um die Angabe von zwei Gutachtern bzw. Gutachterinnen die 
vertraulich um Informationen gebeten werden knnen. Die Unterlagen sind bis sptestens zum 10. August
2012 an das Sekretariat des Philosophischen Seminars der Universitt Zrich zu senden. Die 
Universitt Zrich strebt eine Erhhung des Frauenanteils in Forschung und Lehre an und bittet 
deshalb ausdrcklich qualifizierte Wissenschaftlerinnen um ihre Bewerbung.

z. Hd. Frau Carmen Drsteler
E-Mail: Carmen Drsteler philsem@philos.uzh.ch