AISB Convention 2015

Call for Symposium Proposals: 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 Con...


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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...


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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...


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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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Lighthill Debates

The Lighthill debates from 1973 are now available on YouTube. You need to a flashplayer enabled browser to view this YouTube video  


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AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

2 PhD student positions, Philosophy of Mind / Cognitive Science, Tuebingen


Contact: cin@uni-tuebingen.de

2 PhD scholarships in Philosophy of Mind and Cognitive Sciences

Two PhD scholarships are available for applicants with a Masters degree (or equivalent) in Philosophy or Cognitive Science to work in the newly formed "Junior Research Group on Neurophilosophy" in the Center for Integrative Neuroscience (CIN) at the University of Tbingen (Germany). The CIN is associated with the Philosophy Department in Tbingen and backed by six faculties, the Max Planck Institute of Biological Cybernetics, the Collaborative Research Centre 550, the Hertie Institute for Clinical Brain Research, the Graduate School of Neural and Behavioural Sciences, and numerous other internal and external partners (www.neuroscience-tuebingen.de/cin/). Candidates are invited to submit research proposals on any given topic in the Philosophy of Mind and Cognitive Sciences. Interdisciplinary projects are especially welcome. In this case, additional supervisors from the relevant empirical sciences will be available. Therefore, in addition to familiarity with philosophical issues in Philosophy of Mind competence in either cognitive psychology, behavioral psychology, or cognitive neuroscience is very welcome. Applications should include information about your academic record and curriculum vitae including copies of your diplomas, a brief statement of interest including a written dissertation proposal not exceeding 1500 words, names and contact details for two academic referees familiar with your work, and an indication of when you would be available to take up the position. The CIN is committed to building a diverse academic community and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply. Please send applications before June 7th 2009 directly to Dr Tobias Schlicht: cin@uni-tuebingen.de.