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Call for papers - Extended Deadline: 31st of July 2010 : "Philosophy of Language, Mind and Science"

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  • Judith Hecker
    Third European Graduate School -- Philosophy of Language,Mind and Science (5.-8.October 2010 or/and 12.-16.October 2010) a cooperative initiative of the
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      Third European Graduate School -- "Philosophy of Language,Mind and Science" 
      (5.-8.October 2010 or/and 12.-16.October 2010)
      a cooperative initiative of the respective parts of the
      departments of philosophy in Bochum, Tilburg and Lausanne
      Call for graduate presentations
      Graduate students in Philosophy are cordially invited to
      attend the School, and to submit an extended abstract for
      contributed talks. We invite submissions of (i) a short
      abstract of 100 words, and (ii) an extended abstract of 1000
      words (pdf file), to be submitted through our automatic
      	before 31st of  July 2010.
      Decisions will be made by 20th of August 2010. 
      Please specify whether you want to present a paper in
      the Tilburg week or the Lausanne week (PhD-students are
      explicitly welcome to participate in both weeks). As regards 
      the Tilburg week, submissions related to the theme of the
      Descartes Lectures will be given preference, but
      presentations on other topics are also welcome. Students who
      are selected to present a talk can receive financial
      support. The two best presentations receive a special award.
      For details, see the website.
      Program Chairs of the DAAD-Initiative:
      Michael Esfeld 		(Lausanne)
      Stephan Hartmann 	(Tilburg)
      Albert Newen		(Bochum)
      Week 1: Calculation, Intuition, and A Priori Knowledge
      5-8 October 2010
      Tilburg University, The Netherlands
      URL: <http://www.uvt.nl/tilps/blt2010/>http://www.uvt.nl/tilps/blt2010/
      Week 2:  Philosophy of mind, reduction, neuroscience
      12-16 October 2010
      University of Lausanne, Switzerland
      ULR: http://www.unil.ch/philo/page64150.html
      The respective parts of the Philosophy Departments at Bochum
      (Germany), Lausanne (Switzerland) and Tilburg (The
      Netherlands) coordinate their graduate education in
      philosophy of language, mind and science. In this context,
      week-long meetings are organized which bring together
      students from all three locations as well as interested
      graduate students from other universities. Each meeting
      focuses on one main topic, which is covered in extended
      tutorials by invited speakers. Additionally, students are
      invited to present and discuss their own work. The graduate
      school is kindly sponsored by the DAAD within the
      Bi-national Graduate Program.
      This year’s Tilburg week is embedded in the series of
      biannual René Descartes Lectures, which will this year be
      delivered by Professor Ian Hacking (Toronto/Paris). See
      There will also be two mini-tutorials, held by James Conant
      (Chicago) and Martin Kusch (Vienna), on aspects of Professor
      Hacking’s work.
      This year’s Lausanne week focuses on reductionism in
      philosophy of mind and neuroscience. The main lecturer is
      John Bickle. Further invited speakers are Mauro Dorato,
      Michael Heidelberger, Max Kistler, Albert Newen, Michael
      Pauen, and Joëlle Proust.
      ULR: http://www.unil.ch/philo/page64150.html
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