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 assistant professorship (80%) in philosophical logic, Amsterdam, THE NETHERLANDS

Assistant Professor (80%, 4y) in Philosophical Logic

 The UvA Faculty of Humanities, Department of Philosophy, is looking for an 
Assistant Professor in Philosophical Logic. The ideal candidate for this 
position will have a broad philosophical background, outlook and interests 
and solid experience with teaching logic to philosophy undergraduates.

 We welcome applications from candidates with research expertise in e.g. 
philosophy of logic, philosophy of language and semantics, metaphysics, or 
the history of any of these fields, as well as interests in the interplay 
of logic with other research areas (including the philosophy of science 
and cognitive science). The research of the candidate will be embedded in 
the Institute for Logic, Language and Computation (ILLC), and must fit its 
research profile.

 The selected candidate is expected to give the Bachelor course Logical 
Analysis ('Logische Analyse') and the thesis course for BA students 
specializing in logic in the Summer semester of 2014. Starting from the 
Academic Year 2015-16 s(he) is also expected to (co-)teach introductory 
courses for the Bachelor in Philosophy.

 Application deadline: 15 october 2013. For more information, see