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 (https://twitter.com/mohmaj) Tu...


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Harold Cohen

Harold Cohen, tireless computer art pioneer dies at 87   Harold Cohen at the Tate (1983) Aaron image in background   Harold Cohen died at 87 in his studio on 27th April 2016 in Encintias California, USA.The first time I hear...


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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...


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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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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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Notice

AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Assistant Professorship in the History of Philosophy of Science, Waterloo, CANADA


Department of Philosophy
 Assistant Professor in the History of Philosophy

 The University of Waterloo, Department Of Philosophy is accepting 
applications for a tenure track position in the History of P hilosophy at 
the rank of Assistant Professo r . The Department is especially interested 
in candidates whose research is in the history and philosophy of science, 
broadly construed ( incl ud ing technology and mathematics). The 
Department also has undergraduate teaching needs in ancient philosophy. 
The successful candidate will have a completed PhD in Philosophy by the 
time of appointment, some teaching experience, and evidence of an actively 
developing research program . The position will commence on July 1, 2014. 
Duties include research, undergrad uate and graduate te aching and 
graduate supervision, and service. Closing date for applications is Nov. 
20, 2013. Applications should be submitted through the University??s Job 
Application System at https://artsonline.uwaterloo.ca/OFAS/PHIL . Applic 
ations should include a cover letter, research plan and teaching 
statement; a curriculum vitae ; a writing sample ; and three confidential 
letters of reference . All qualified candidates are encouraged to app ly; 
however Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. 
The Department va lues equity and inclusivity. The University of Waterloo 
encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including women, 
members of visible minorities, native peoples a nd persons with 
disabilities. More information about the Department is available at 
https://uwaterloo.ca/philosophy/ . F urther enquirie s can be directed to 
the Department Chair, David DeVidi, at 519 - 888 - 4567, e xt. 35701 (e - 
mail: david.devidi@uwaterloo.ca).