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. [...]

How much should experimental practice matter for philosophers?

By Frédéric-Ismaël Banville During the recent PhilMiLCog conference – Western’s graduate conference in philosophy of mind, language and cognitive science, the university welcomed eight graduate student speakers and three keynote speakers: Prof. Edouard Machery (Pittsburgh), Prof. Jacqueline Sullivan (Western- Philosophy) and Prof. Jody Culham (Western- Brain and Mind Institute). As a member of the organizing [...]

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

By Frédéric-I. Banville 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 [...]

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