terça-feira, 17 de abril de 2012

20th Annual Meeting of the European Society for Philosophy and Psychology in London

August 28-31, 2012
The deadline for submission of 
PAPERS and POSTERS is 15 May, 2012

Conference website: http://www.espp2012.com
Online submission: http://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=espp2012

This meeting marks the 20th Anniversary of the ESPP. The occasion will be marked by a symposium in memory of former ESPP president, Marc Jeannerod, and a number of talks by other former ESPP presidents (Josef Perner, John Campbell, and Pierre Jacob). Please join us in London to celebrate 20 years of successful interdisciplinary discussion and collaboration.

Plenary Speakers:
– John Campbell (Philosophy, University of California, Berkley)
– Josef Perner (Psychology, University of Salzburg)
– Hagit Borer (Linguistics, Queen Mary, University of London & University of Southern California)
– Linda B. Smith (Psychology, Indiana University)

– 'In and Out of Experience: Personal and Sub-Personal Explanations in Psychology'
Chair: Barry Smith (Institute of Philosophy, London)
– 'The Marc Jeannerod Memorial Symposium'
Chair: Naomi Eilan (ESPP President, University of Warwick)
– 'Regret'
Chair: Marcel Zeelenberg (Tilburg University)
– 'Mental Agency'
Chair: Joelle Proust (Institut Jean-Nicod, Paris)
– ‘Understanding and Communication’: there will be three linked symposia on this topic from the projects that form the EuroUnderstanding Programme
Discussion Session to be led by Chris Peacocke (Columbia)
Chairs: Guenther Knoblich (CEU Budapest), Åsa Wikforss (Stockholm University), Frank Esken (Salzburg University)

General Aim
The aim of the European Society for Philosophy & Psychology is 'to promote interaction between philosophers and psychologists on issues of common concern'. Psychologists, neuroscientists, linguists, computer scientists and biologists are encouraged to report experimental, theoretical and clinical work that they judge to have philosophical significance; and philosophers are encouraged to engage with the fundamental issues addressed by and arising out of such work. In recent years ESPP sessions have covered such topics as spatial concepts, simulation theory, attention, joint attention, reference, problems of consciousness, introspection and self-report, emotion, perception, early numerical cognition, infants' understanding of intentionality, memory and time, motor imagery, counterfactuals, the semantics/pragmatics distinction, minimalism in linguistic theory, reasoning, vagueness, mental causation, action and agency, thought without language, externalism, connectionism, hypnosis, and the interpretation of neuropsychological results.


The Society invites submitted papers and posters for this meeting.

Submitted papers are refereed and selected on the basis of quality and relevance to psychologists, philosophers and linguists. Papers should not exceed a length of 20 minutes (about 8 double-spaced pages) for a total 30 minute session. Submissions may be by abstract (ca. 500 words) but in the case of philosophical submissions a full paper is preferred. Please state the primary discipline of your paper (philosophy, psychology, or linguistics) by checking the respective box during the online submission process.

There will also be poster presentations. A submission for a poster presentation should consist of a 500-word abstract. Submitted papers may also be considered for presentation as posters.

All submissions (whether abstracts or full papers) should be in PDF-format and should be properly anonymized in order to allow for blind refereeing.


Please use the online submission form to be found at: http://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=espp2012 (this requires registering with EasyChair, which is easy to do and free of charge).

If you have any questions, contact us by writing an email to: 2012@eurospp.org

Program chairs:
– Fabian Dorsch
– Teresa McCormack
– Peter Svenonius

Local organization:
Barry Smith, Institute of Philosophy, London

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