Past Event

Philosophy & Neuroscience @ The Gulf VI

September 28, 2023 - September 30, 2023
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Beachfront Hilton Pensacola Beach Hotel, 12 Via De Luna Drive, Pensacola Beach, Florida 32561

Event Description

A workshop exploring the evolution of the brain, how evolutionary theories inform ideas about cognition and behavior, and the philosophy of neuroscience. Formats include short talks, keynote lectures, and panels.

Event Speakers

  • Kenneth Aizawa, Professor of Philosophy, Rutgers University
  • John Bickle, Professor of Philosophy, Mississippi State University
  • James Bower, Retired Professor of Computational Biology, University of Texas at San Antonio
  • Barbara Finlay, W.R. Kenan Jr. Professor of Psychology, Cornell University
  • Paul Frankland, Senior Scientist, SickKids Research Institute
  • Carl Gillett, Professor of Philosophy, Northern Illinois University
  • Alan Love, Professor of Philosophy, University of Minnesota
  • Nedah Nemati, Presidential Scholar in Society and Neuroscience, Columbia University
  • Thomas Polger, Professor of Philosophy, University of Cincinnati
  • A. David Redish, Distinguished McKnight University Professor of Neuroscience, University of Minnesota
  • Georg Striedter, Professor of Neurobiology and Behavior, University of California, Irvine

Event Information

Free and open to junior and senior scholars. Registration required and will open shortly. For more information, please visit the event webpage or email John Bickle at [email protected] and Nedah Nemati at [email protected] with any questions. 

This event is part of the Seminars in Society and Neuroscience series. Co-sponsored by the Department of Philosophy and Religion at Mississippi State University, and the Deep South Philosophy and Neuroscience Group.