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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Erden in AI roundtab...

On Friday 4th September, philosopher and AISB member Dr Yasemin J Erden, participated in an AI roundtable at Second Home, hosted by Index Ventures and SwiftKey.   Joining her on the panel were colleagues from academia and indu...


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AISB Convention 2016

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 2016 Convention will be held at the Uni...


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Bishop and AI news

Stephen Hawking thinks computers may surpass human intelligence and take over the world. This view is based on the ideology that all aspects of human mentality will eventually be realised by a program running on a suitable compu...


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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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Al-Rifaie on BBC

AISB Committee member and Research Fellow at Goldsmiths, University of London, Dr Mohammad Majid al-Rifaie was interviewed by the BBC (in Farsi) along with his colleague Mohammad Ali Javaheri Javid on the 6 November 2014. He was a...


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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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Notice

AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Postdoctoral position (AkadR a.Z.) in theoretical philosophy, Erlangen, GERMANY

http://www.philosophie.phil.uni-erlangen.de/LS1_RAT.pdf

Akad. Ratsstelle a. Z., Institut fr Philosophie, Universitt Erlangen-Nrnberg Am Lehrstuhl fr 
Philosophie (Prof. Dr. Gerhard Ernst) ist zum 1. April 2012 die Stelle einer/eines

Akademischen Rtin/Akademischen Rats auf Zeit

in einem zunchst auf drei Jahre befristeten Beamtenverhltnis (BesGr. A
13) zu besetzen.

Bewerbungsschluss: 20.02.12

Details: (PDF-Dokument)
http://www.philosophie.phil.uni-erlangen.de/LS1_RAT.pdf

Zu den Aufgaben gehrt die eigenstndige Durchfhrung eines Forschungsprojektes in der 
Theoretischen Philosophie (oder sthetik oder
Wissenschaftstheorie) mit dem Ziel einer weiteren akademischen Qualifikation (Habilitation). 
Zu den notwendigen Voraussetzungen gehrt ein erfolgreich abgeschlossenes Hochschulstudium und 
eine qualifizierte Dissertation in der Theoretischen Philosophie (bzw. sthetik oder
Wissenschaftstheorie) sowie einschlgige Publikationen in Fachzeitschriften (oder deren 
Vorbereitung).

Ausknfte erteilt: Gerhard.Ernst@phil.uni-erlangen.de

Bewerbungen sind in elektronischer Form bis zum 20. Februar 2012 mit den blichen Unterlagen 
(Lebenslauf, wissenschaftlicher Werdegang, bersicht ber Publikationen und Lehrveranstaltungen) 
sowie einer Publikation an die folgenden beiden e-Mail-Adressen zu richten: 
irina.iwanow@sophie.phil.uni-erlangen.de
Gerhard.Ernst@phil.uni-erlangen.de