Understanding the Mind: 3rd RUB-UFMG Workshop in Philosophy of Mind and Cognitive Science

In the 3rd RUB-UFMG Workshop in Philosophy of Mind and Cognitive Science, philosophers from the Ruhr-Universität Bochum and the Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais will discuss topics that include mind-body dualism, predictive processing and consciousness, the interface between perception and action, and conceptualism about perceptual content.

 Each talk lasts for 30′ followed by a 10′ commentary and an open Q&A of 20′. Participation is open to everyone – you can access all talks via Zoom.


Albert Newen (Ruhr University Bochum)

Felipe Nogueira de Carvalho (Federal University of Minas Gerais)

Alfredo Vernazzani (Ruhr University Bochum)


2 May 2023

14:30 – 15:30 Prof. Bruno Souza  (UFMG) – Challenging Dualism and Brain-Centered Monism
Commentator: Wanja Wiese (RUB)

15:30 – 16:30 Gabriele Ferretti (RUB) – A Distinction Concerning Vision-for-Action and Affordance Perception
Commentator: Felipe Nogueira de Carvalho (UFMG)

3 May 2023

14:30 – 15:30 Prof. Tobias Schlicht (RUB) – Predictive Processing and Consciousness
Commentator: Marco Aurélio Sousa Alves

15:30 – 16:30 Daniel Debarry (UFMG) – Conceptual Capacities and the Unity of Perception
Commentator: Alfredo Vernazzani (RUB)

All times are CET!

The workshop will run on Zoom. 
If you would like to participate, please send an email to ufmgfilosvirtual@gmail.com to register!

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