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

Tenure-track assistant professorship in formal or empirical methods in social philosophy, U.S.A.


Manhattan KANSAS, USA

Assistant Professor, Tenure Track, beginning August 2012. AOS: Open, but the department has a 
special interest in philosophers who use formal or empirical methods to address questions in 
ethics or social and political philosophy, or who apply research in the social sciences to 
address such questions. AOC: Open. Both PhD and ABD applicants considered; however, dissertation 
must be completed by August 2012 for appointment as assistant professor rather than instructor. 
Five undergraduate courses per year, standard committee work. The successful candidate will 
demonstrate a commitment to and appreciation for teaching students from diverse, multi-cultural 
backgrounds. Salary will be commensurate with experience. Send application package (Letter of 
application, CV, sample paper, research and teaching statements, and evidence of teaching 
competence submitted as a single PDF file plus three letters of recommendation) to

Applications will be accepted through November 30, 2011. Kansas State University is an Affirmative 
Action, Equal Opportunity Employer actively seeking diversity among its employees. The Philosophy 
Department strongly encourages applications from women and minorities.

In accordance with Kansas Board of Regents policy, the University is required to run a background 
check on the final candidate.