Interview with Dr. Mazviita Chirimuuta

Dr. Mazviita Chirimuuta is an Assistant Professor in the History and Philosophy of Science at the University of Pittsburgh. Her work examines the relationship between neuroscience and the philosophy of mind and perception. In recent years, her main project has been developing a theory of color that acknowledges the complexities of visual function revealed by [...]

2016-07-19T15:08:10+00:00 July 14th, 2016|Events, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Science|

Interview with Tim Bayne

This week we are taking a break from our interviews with post doctoral fellows to interview Professor Tim Bayne, an endowed chair in the Philosophy of Neuroscience at Western University and a member of the Rotman Institute of Philosophy. Before coming to Western, Bayne worked at the University of Manchester, the University of Oxford, Macquarie University, [...]

2016-07-19T15:25:35+00:00 June 15th, 2016|Members, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Neuroscience|

Interview with Catherine Stinson

This is the third post in our our weekly series of interviews with the Rotman Institute's postdoctoral fellows. Last week's interview with Tommaso Bruni can be found here, and the interview with Alida Liberman can be found here. Catherine Stinson is a postdoctoral fellow at the Rotman Institute of Philosophy. Prior to joining the Rotman Institute, she [...]

Interview with Tommaso Bruni

This is the second in our our weekly series of interviews with the Rotman Institute's postdoctoral fellows. Last week's interview with Alida Liberman can be found here. Tommaso Bruni is a postdoctoral fellow at the Rotman Institute of Philosophy in London, Canada. He completed his PhD in 2013 at the University of Geneva in Switzerland. [...]

Canada-Israel Symposium: Brain Plasticity, Learning and Education

By Jessey Wright On June 15th and 16th, 2013 the Brain and Mind Institute at the University of Western Ontario hosted a symposium, the seeds for which were sown at the signing of a research agreement between the Royal Society of Canada and the Israeli Academy of Sciences and Humanities less than a year ago. [...]

Neurophilosophy Speaker Series, Alfonso Caramazza: converging concerns of science and philosophy (by Frédéric-Ismaël Banville & Jessey Wright)

On May 1st 2013, Professor Alfonso Caramazza (Harvard University) gave the second lecture in the Neurophilosophy Speaker Series, which is jointly sponsored by Western's Rotman Institute of Philosophy and the Brain and Mind Institute. Caramazza is a professor of Psychology, Director of the Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory at Harvard University and the Directory of the Center [...]