Workshop on Perception, Action and the Self

 

Jointly sponsored by Transitions, the CNRS/NYU Center for International Research in the Humanities and Social Sciences (and here in French), the New York Institute of Philosophy, and the New York Institute of PhilosophyŐs Consciousness Project,  Friday, October 30th and Saturday October 31, 2009

 

Speakers will have 35 minutes only, and commentators will be limited to 15 minutes

 

DAY 1, Friday, October 30th:  5 Washington Place, 2nd floor seminar room.  In case of a very large audience, the location will be the first floor auditorium in the same building.

 

9:00 AM-12:00PM: Vision and Action (Ned Block, chair)

9:00-9:35: Speaker: Mel Goodale, Psychology, Western Ontario

9:35-9:45 brief discussion

Commentators:

9:45-10:00 Andy Clark, Philosophy, Edinburgh

10:00- 10:15 Farid Masrour, Philosophy, NYU

10:15-10:30 coffee break

10:30-10:45 Jesse Prinz, Philosophy, CUNY

10:45- 12:00 Discussion

 

2:00-5:00: Perception of Others (FrŽdŽrique de Vignemont, chair)

2:00 PM- 2:35PM: Speaker: Amanda Woodward,Psychology, Maryland

2:35-2:45 brief discussion

Commentators:

2:45-3:00 Susan Carey, Psychology, Harvard

3:00- 3:15 Pierre Jacob, Philosophy, CNRS and Institut Nicod

3:15-3:30 coffee break

3:30-3:45 Chris Peacocke, Philosophy, Columbia

3:45- 5:00 Discussion

 

DAY 2,  SATURDAY, OCTOBER 31ST: 5 Washington Place, 2nd floor seminar room.  In case of a very large audience, the location will be the first floor auditorium in the same building.

 

9:00 AM-12:00PM: Self, Body and action (Susan Carey, chair)

9:00-9:35: Speaker: Patrick Haggard, Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, UC London.  Patrick HaggardŐs talk will be based on the following article: Longo,M.R., Aza–—n,E., Haggard,P. (Forthcoming). More than skin deep: Body representation beyond primary somatosensory cortex. Neuropsychologia . ISSN: 0028-3932 http://www.sciencedirect.com/scidirimg/clear.gifdoi:10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2009.08.022 

9:35- 9:45 brief discussion

Commentators

9:45-10:00 FrŽdŽrique de Vignemont, Philosophy, CNRS/NYU

10:00- 10:15, David Velleman, Philosophy, NYU

10:15-10:30: coffee break

10:30-10:45, Tim Bayne, Philosophy, Oxford

10:45- 12:00 Discussion

 

2:00-5:00: Higher Order Consciousness (Pierre Jacob, chair)

2:00 PM- 2:35PM: Speaker: Hakwan Lau, Psychology, Columbia,

2:35-2:45 brief discussion

Commentators:

2:45-3:00 Ned Block, Philosophy, NYU

3:00- 3:15 David Rosenthal, Philosophy, CUNY

3:15-3:30 coffee break

3:30-3:45 David Chalmers, Philosophy, NYU/ANU

3:45- 5:00 Discussion