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

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 
Rijen, j.b.m.van.rijen@hum.leidenuniv.nl.

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 
j.b.m.van.rijen@hum.leidenuniv.nl. The application deadline is 10 June 
2013.