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

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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...


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

PhD position on scientific reasoning, Tilburg, THE NETHERLANDS

The Tilburg Center for Logic, General Ethics and Philosophy of Science 
(TiLPS; at Tilburg University invites 
applications for a four-year PhD position (full time), commencing 1 
November 2013.

The successful candidate is expected to work on a topic in philosophy of 
science that relates to scientific reasoning. For more information, follow 
the above link.

The position is open to candidates with a Master's degree in philosophy or 
a related discipline and an interest in working in a very active 
international and interdisciplinary research environment.

The PhD position is fully funded, with a salary increasing from 2.042 Euro 
gross a month in the first year to 2.492 Euro gross a month in the last 

The only way to apply is via the link at the bottom of the vacancy 
description website.

Candidates should supply a letter of interest, a curriculum vitae, a 
research proposal of 1000--1500 words (excluding references), 
certificates, a transcript of courses taken (including grades) and two 
letters of recommendation. Please merge all documents into a single pdf 

The deadline for applications is 31 August 2013. Informal enquiries may be 
directed to Dr. Jan Sprenger > 
and Prof. Dr. Harry Bunt (head of department,