Thinking the Same:

A Workshop on Mental Files

Boğaziçi University, Istanbul TB 310

September 15th-17th, 2015


Konferans 2 - Thinking The Same (Tubitak 114K348)



Tuesday, September 15th

10.30 – 12.00 Francois Recanati (CNRS, Paris) “Co-reference De Jure”

Chair: Kaan Arikan (Boğaziçi)

12.00 – 13.30 Lunch

13.30 – 15.00 Paolo Bonardi (Eidos, Geneva) “The Identity of Modes of Presentation and Mental Files”

Chair: Zübeyde Karadağ (Hacettepe)

15.00 – 16.30 Lucas Thorpe (Boğaziçi, Istanbul) “Reidian Direct Perception and Structured Event Files”

Chair: Çağlar Çömez (Boğaziçi)

16.30 – 18.00 Rachel Goodman (Leeds) “In What Sense are Mental Files Diachronic?” CANCELLED

19.30 Dinner at BÜMED

Wednesday, September 16th

10.30 – 12.00 David Papineau (KCL, London) “Public and Private Concepts”

Chair: Nazım Gökel

12.00 – 13.30 Lunch

13.30 – 15.00 Ilhan Inan (Boğaziçi, Istanbul) “Inostensible files”

Chair: Umut Eldem (Boğaziçi)

15.00 – 16.30 Aidan Gray (UIC, Chicago) “Is Coreference a semantic Primitive?”

Chair: Gozde Yildirim (Boğaziçi)

16.30 – 18.00 Anna Giustina (Institut Jean Nicod, Paris) “Phenomenal Concepts: Toward an Indexical Model”

Chair: Ceren Bozkurt (Galatasary)

19.30 Dinner TBA (Somewhere near campus)

Thursday, September 17th

10.30 – 12.00 Robin Jeshion (USC, Los Angeles) “A Partial Defense of Cognitivism and a Mental Files Framework for Singular Thought”

Chair: Oğuz Erdin (Boğaziçi)

12.00 – 13.30 Lunch

13.30 – 15.00 Bernard Molyneux (UC, Davis) and Paul Teller (UC, Davis) “modeling de se Belief”

Chair: Arzu Gokmen (Boğaziçi)

15.00 – 16.30 Angel Pinillos (Arizona State, Tempe) “De Jure Anti-Coreference and Mental Files”

Chair: Lucas Thorpe (Boğaziçi)

16.30 – 18.00 Keith Hall (USC, Los Angeles) “”Intantial Terms, Quantifiers, and Individual Concepts”.

Chair: Aran Arslan (Boğaziçi)

19.30 Dinner at Müşterek

Organizing Committee: Lucas Thorpe (Bogazici, Istanbul), Sun Demirli ((Bogazici),  Michael Murez (Jean Nicod, Paris), Andrea Onofri (Graz, Austria)

This project was organised as part of the Tubitak Project 114K348, Concepts and Beliefs: From Perception to Action, run by Lucas Thorpe.

Enriching Embodied Cognition

With Daniel Hutto (Wollongong) and Erik Myin (Antwerp)

Boğaziçi University, Istanbul Demir Demirgil Salonu

June 9th-11th, 2015


Konferans 1 - Enriching Embodied Cognition (Tubitak 114K348)

Tuesday 9th of June 2015

10:00-11:20 Daniel Hutto: “REC: Revolution Effected via Clarification”

11:30- 1:00 Erik Myin: “Radicals Assembled: The Case of Perceiving”

2:30-3:30 Anita Leirfall (Bergen, Philosophy) “A Proto-Proprioceptive Affected Causal Power of Thinking?

Kant on the Directions of Mind”

3:30-4:30 Victor Laughlin (Antwerp, Philosophy) “Anticipatory Mechanisms, the Hard Problem of Content

and Wittgenstein”

5:00-6:00 Matthew Jernberg (Bogazici, Philosophy) “Reformulating the Coupling-Constitution Fallacy”

Wednesday 10th of June 2015

10:00-11:20 Daniel Hutto: “An Overly Enactive Imagination?”

11:30- 1:00 Daniel Hutto & Erik Myin: “Extensive Minds”

2:30-3:30 Bill Wringe (Bilkent, Philosophy) “Some Worries about Embodied Imagination.”

3:30-4:30 Istvan Aranyosi (Bilkent, Philosophy) “Extensive Pain”

5:00-6:00 Annette Hohenberger (METU, Cog-Sci) “When is Cognition Embodied or Disembodied?

Evidence from Behavioral Discontinuities.”

Thursday 11th of June 2015

10:00-11:20 Daniel Hutto: “The Natural Origins of Content”

11:30- 1:00 Erik Myin: “Radically Enactive Computation: Reasoning tis but RECkoning”

2:30-3:30 David Davenport (Bilkent, Computer Engineering) “”Not Content? Think(ing) Computation!”

3:30-4:30 Mathew Harvey (Southern Denmark, Philosophy) “Language without Representations”

5:00-6:00 Jasper Van Den Herik (Rotterdam, Philosophy) “Getting Real About Words”

Support for this conference was provided by BAP project 9320, “Kant n Character, Virtue and Impossible Ideals” and Tubitak Project 114k348 “Concepts and Belief: From Perception to Action”.