17 April 2013 – 21 April 2013

Neuro-philosophical workshop in Venice (San Servolo)

M&B members only! Joint meeting with Graduate School Systemic Neuroscience, Munich

After April 2011, in April 2013 we will hold our second neuro-philosophical workshop in San Servolo from 17 (arrival) till 21 April (departure).
This gives us 2,5 workshop days (Thursday, Friday, Saturday) and enough extra time for social activities, to see Venice, talk ...
Again, this will be a joint meeing with our colleagues from the interdisciplinary graduate school Systemic Neurosciences from Munich University, who are mainly biologists, neuroscientists, and philosophers:
www.gsn.uni-muenchen.de/index.html

M&B workshop faculty: Michael Pauen, Henrik Walter, Ellen Fridland, Valentina Cuccio, Santiago Amaya.

This workshop will take place at the Venice International University ion the island of San Servolo:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Venice_International_University


It is open to all students and faculty members, but participation from Munich or Berlin is limited to 8 doctoral students, 3 faculty respectively in addition to the respective directors.

Terms and conditions

STUDENTS

For students to take part, they will have to:

(1) Read the paper “Why do humans reason? Arguments for an argumentative theory”. (To obtain the paper, please contact: mb-office-please remove this text-@hu-berlin.de)

The aim is that everybody has the same knowledge base which will make discussions more lively and fruitful.)

(2) Prepare a talk which they will present during the workshop in which you consider (some of) the paper's main arguments in relation to your own research (max 20 mins talk, 1 hour for discussion).

Please note: Should there be more than 8 applications from doctoral students, we will draw lots.

FACULTY

For faculty to take part, they will have to:

(1) Read the paper “Why do humans reason? Arguments for an argumentative theory”. (To obtain the paper, please contact: mb-office@hu-berlin.de)

(2) Be prepared to discuss 16 talks in which students will present the paper’s main arguments in relation to their own research.

M&B will cover the cost for travelling/transport to/in
Venice/San Servolo and accommodation.
Participants will have to pay for their own lunches and dinners.

LINKS

www.gsn.uni-muenchen.de/index.html
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Venice_International_University