AISB Convention 2015

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 2015 Convention will be held at the Uni...


Yasemin Erden on BBC

AISB Committee member, and Philosophy Programme Director and Lecturer, Dr Yasemin J. Erden interviewed for the BBC on 29 October 2013. Speaking on the Today programme for BBC Radio 4, as well as the Business Report for BBC world N...


Mark Bishop on BBC ...

Mark Bishop, Chair of the Study of Artificial Intelligence and the Simulation of Behaviour, appeared on Newsnight to discuss the ethics of ‘killer robots’. He was approached to give his view on a report raising questions on the et...


AISB YouTube Channel

The AISB has launched a YouTube channel: ( The channel currently holds a number of videos from the AISB 2010 Convention. Videos include the AISB round t...


Lighthill Debates

The Lighthill debates from 1973 are now available on YouTube. You need to a flashplayer enabled browser to view this YouTube video  



AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

PhD student position in epistemology / philosophy of science, Amsterdam, THE NETHERLANDS

The Faculty of Philosophy at VU University Amsterdam (the Netherlands) is 
advertising four fully funded four year

Ph.D. positions in epistemology / philosophy of science.

The positions are embedded in a research project entitled 'Science Beyond 
Scientism', which aims to clarify the relations between scientific 
knowledge and other sources of knowledge, esp. in relation to knowledge of 
free will, morality, rationality, and religion.

More details the positions and information about how to apply can be found 
through the following link:

More background on the project is available here:

For further inquiries, please contact the project's principal 
investigator, Ren van Woudenberg, at or +31 20 59 

The deadline for applications is January 2nd, 2013.

The project has been made possible by a generous grant from the Templeton 
World Charity Foundation.