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

Temporary part-time teaching position in theoretical philosophy, Leiden, THE NETHERLANDS

iden University, Faculty of Humanities

The Institute for Philosophy at Leiden University is looking for temporary 
teaching replacement for the Fall semester of 2013 (September-December 
2013), to teach one BA3/MA course in the area of theoretical philosophy. 
Topics in epistemology, issues in the philosophy of science, formal 
metaphysics or philosophy of mind are suitable. We are looking for a 
philosopher with demonstrable experience in teaching philosophy on this 
level and concrete ideas for a suitable course.

Language of instruction: English.

Applications should include a curriculum vitae detailing your teaching 
experience and a course proposal.

Further information For further information, please contact Dr. J. van 

Appointment The contract offered is for 0,3fte for 4 months and is in 
accordance with the CAO VSNU.

Application Application letter and CV should be addressed to The application deadline is 10 June