Xabier Barandiaran

About Xabier Barandiaran

I consider myself a situated and embodied philosopher, which means that I situate my philosophical practice in close interaction with scientific environments and embodied in the conceptual apparatus that emerges from this interplay. The sciences on which I feel embedded are those meeting in the multidisciplinary crossroad of cognitive sciences and artificial life: particularly the origins of agency, simulation of adaptive behaviour (evolutionary robotics and computational neuroethology), and large scale neuroscience.

“Cognition and Consciousness” Retecog Summer School 2012

The Retecog Network fosters interdisciplinary collaboration to promote the advancement of Cognitive Science in Spain. This summer school aims to offer an overview of research in Cognitive Science through the choice of an area of research which provides a clear demonstration of the potential benefits of multidisciplinary cross-fertilization. It is addressed to graduate students, or recent doctors, interested in gaining a broader view of their research topic, and benefit from interdisciplinary collaboration. Participants are expected to present their current projects, either as poster or oral presentation, and will be offered feedback and further support.

More information at: http://summerschool.retecog.net

New members into IAS-Research

We want to welcome new members of IAS-Research:

  • Miriam Kyselo, who will hold a postdoc position within the TESIS project working with Ezequiel Di Paolo
  • Omar García Zabaleta, who got a UPV/EHU predoc grant to work with Antonio Casado
  • Sara Murillo, who will hold a UPV/EHU predoc grant to work with Kepa Ruiz-Mirazo

 

XXII SIUCC (San Sebastián, 6-8/09/2012)

The IAS-Research Center for Life, Mind and Society and the Spanish Society for Analytic Philosophy (SEFA) invite submissions on any aspect of the work of the invited guest for the XXIIth edition of the SIUCC, Jesse Prinz, for presentations at the conference, to be held in San Sebastián on September, 6-8, 2012. Check out all the information about the event at http://siucc2012.ias-research.net.

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