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Sensory Augmentation, Synthetic Phenomenology and Interactive Empiricism
November 12, 2013

Helena de Preester using the Enactive Torch On Thursday the 26th and Friday the 27th of March, 2009, the e-sense project hosted the Key Issues in Sensory Augmentation Workshop at the University of Sussex. I was invited to speak at the workshop; my positi

Concepts and Proto-Concepts in Cognitive Science (part 2)
November 12, 2013

As explained in the previous post, in August of 2010 I gave two lectures as part of the annual Summer School of the Swedish Graduate School in Cognitive Science (SweCog; see http://www.swecog.se/summerschool.shtml). The previous post contains the first o

Concepts and Proto-Concepts in Cognitive Science (part 1)
November 12, 2013

In August of 2010 I gave two lectures as part of the annual Summer School of the Swedish Graduate School in Cognitive Science (SweCog; see http://www.swecog.se/summerschool.shtml). I was invited to speak on the topic "Cognition (or Consciousness) and Non

Naturalizing the Spiritual: Lessons from Cognitive Science
November 12, 2013

On November 13th, 2007, I gave a talk at a meeting of the Yale Divinity School Initiative in Religion, Science and Technology, entitled: "Naturalizing the Spiritual: Lessons from Cognitive Science". This recording includes introductions from both James v

Engineering For Conceptual Change: The Enactive Torch
November 12, 2013

On November 11th, 2008, I gave a talk at the Royal Academy of Engineering as a part of the 2008 Workshop on Philosophy and Engineering. In the talk, entitled "Engineering For Conceptual Change: The Enactive Torch", I presented work done with Tom Froese a

Interactive Empiricism: The Philosopher in the Machine
November 12, 2013

Left to right: Igor Aleksander, Wendy Hall, Ron Chrisley, Nigel Shadbolt. Photo: unknown. On July 11th, 2007, I gave an invited lecture as part of a Royal Academy of Engineering seminar entitled: "AI and IT: Where Philosophy and Engineering Meet", itself

New computationalism
November 12, 2013

This lecture, given at the University of Skövde on October 19th, 2006, is an extended version of one I gave in Laval in May ("In defense of transparent computationalism"). The main additions are examples of how the transparent reading of computationalism

"After Philosophy": Introduction (part 2)
November 12, 2013

See the description of Part 1. Media: PodSlides: iPod-ready video (.mp4; 43.7 MB; 31 min 08 sec) Audio (.mp3; 7.2 MB; 31 min 03 sec) PowerPoint file (.ppt; 72 KB)