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 (https://twitter.com/mohmaj) Tu...


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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...


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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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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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Notice

AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: Funding Initiative: "New Perspectives on the Philosophy of Understanding",


Fordham University invites proposals for the 'New Perspectives on the
Philosophy of Understanding' funding initiative.

Our aim is to encourage research from both new and established scholars
working on projects related to understanding in its many forms. This
0,000 RFP is intended to support work in the philosophy of science,
epistemology, aesthetics, ethics, and hermeneutics, among other areas.
Proposals can request between ,000 and 0,000 for projects not to
exceed one year in duration. We intend to make 7-8 awards.

For more information, please visit: 
http://www.varietiesofunderstanding.com

The Varieties of Understanding project is supported by a grant from the John
Templeton Foundation, with additional support from the Henry Luce
Foundation, Fordham University, and the University of California-Berkeley.

http://www.varietiesofunderstanding.com/files/RFP-philosophy.pdf