Philosophical Psychology recently published Brandon Towl's article.
WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY, St. Louis, MO. The Department of Philosophy is accepting applications for a McDonnell Postdoctoral Fellowship for the 2012-2013 academic year in the Department’s program in Philosophy-Neuroscience-Psychology (PNP). Housed within the Department of Philosophy, the PNP program promotes formal and informal interaction with Washington University psychologists and neuroscientists. The program includes both graduate and undergraduate degree offerings, a wide range of courses and seminars, and regular colloquia and research group meetings.
A two day workshop will explore the metaphysics of powers by engaging with the recent work of John Heil on this topic. Heil's theory of powerful qualities will be investigated with particular attention to understanding how it compares with Power Structuralism, and what is distinctive in each theory. The workshop will include talks by John Heil, E. J. Lowe, Anna Marmodoro, and Alexander Kelly, and will also allow ample time for discussion of any issue from Heil's work.
Deanna Barch, PhD, professor of psychology in Arts & Sciences, has received a three-year, $101,395 grant from the National Science Foundation for research titled “CRCNS Data Sharing: An Open Data Repository for Cognitive Neuroscience: The Open MRI Project.”
The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation has awarded 180 Fellowships to a diverse group of scholars, artists, and scientists in its eighty-seventh annual competition for the United States and Canada. Appointed on the basis of prior achievement and exceptional promise, Pascal Boyer was chosen from a group of almost 3,000 applicants.
The Institute will take place at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona, and will be co-directed by Shaun Nichols.