PAST EVENTS

Feb. 12: 11am to 12:30pm

SENSING THE WORLD

How do the senses reveal the world to us? In this session, a Kantian philosopher (Arthur Ripstein), a philosopher of neuroscience (Mazviita Chirimuuta), a Master Sommelier (Jennifer Huether), and a DJ (Erick Muise) compare their perspectives on how we explore the world through our senses.

Feb. 12: 2:30pm to 4pm

KNOWLEDGE MACHINES

How do computers generate knowledge? In this session, a philosopher of simulation (Chris Smeenk), a philosopher of artificial intelligence (Karina Vold), and a cognitive scientist (Brendan Johns) discuss the process by which computes assist us in knowledge acquisition.

Mar. 5: 12pm to 1:30pm

THE PHENOMENAL AND THE PHYSICAL

What is the role of conscious observers in basic physics? How does the physical world impact phenomenal experience? And how do our experiences affect our behaviour in the real world? In this session, a phenomenologist (David Suarez), a quantum physicist/neuroscientist (Christoph Simon), and a forensic psychologist (Rasmus Rosenberg Larsen) discuss these issues at the interface between physics, philosophy, and psychology.