AISB convention 2017

  In the run up to AISB2017 convention, I've asked Joanna Bryson, from the organising team, to answer few questions about the convention and what comes with it. Mohammad Majid al-Rifaie ( Tu...


Harold Cohen

Harold Cohen, tireless computer art pioneer dies at 87   Harold Cohen at the Tate (1983) Aaron image in background   Harold Cohen died at 87 in his studio on 27th April 2016 in Encintias California, USA.The first time I hear...


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...


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 ...


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...



AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

1y assistant professorship in philosophy, Kalamazoo MI (U.S.A.)

WESTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY, Kalamazoo, MI. WMU seeks applications for a 
one-year term assistant professor appointment in the Department of 
Philosophy with a start date of Fall 2013.  AOS/AOC:  open.  The 
department expects that the successful candidate will teach a graduate 
seminar in his or her area of expertise; undergraduate courses will 
include critical thinking, and might include metaphysics, ancient 
philosophy, philosophy of language, and/or philosophy of mind.  WMU?s 
Department of Philosophy ( is broadly analytic in 
focus, with an undergraduate major and a highly regarded M.A. program. 
The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching has placed WMU 
among the 76 public institutions in the nation designated as research 
universities with high research activity.  Western Michigan University is 
an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer consistent with 
applicable federal and state law. Applications must go to  Online applications should 
include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, research statement, 
writing sample and, if available, teaching evaluations.  Transcripts and 
three letters of recommendation should be sent directly to: Dr. Marc 
Alspector-Kelly, Chair, Department of Philosophy; 3004 Moore Hall, Western 
Michigan University; Kalamazoo, MI 49008.  Questions may be directed by 
email to or by phone to (269) 387-4390.  Review of 
applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position 
is filled.