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

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Mark Bishop on BBC ...

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AISB YouTube Channel

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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

Research fellowship (postdoctoral) in "Epistemic Innocence of Imperfect Conditions", Birmingham (U.K.)

Research Fellow, Philosophy, University of Birmingham

Link to job ad:

This post arises from an AHRC Fellowship awarded to me for a project 
entitled ?The Epistemic Innocence of Imperfect Cognitions?. The project 
aims to develop the notion of epistemic innocence and to investigate 
whether delusional beliefs, distorted memories and confabulatory 
explanations can ever have epistemic benefits which outweigh their 
epistemic faults.

Qualifications: PhD relevant to research area (Philosophy of Mind, 
Philosophy of Psychology, Philosophy of Psychiatry).

The post is fixed term for 12 months, starting 2 September 2013, and part 
time at 30% FTE. Deadline 11th July 2013. Full job description can be 
found here:

Email me for informal inquiries. Some information about the project can be found here:
- Website:
- Blog:

Lisa Bortolotti
Professor of Philosophy
University of Birmingham
Edgbaston B15 2TT, Birmingham (UK)