Network: Neuroethics Now – The State of the Field and a View to the Future

June 19, 20, 21, 2017, at ICM Insitut du Cerveau et de la Moelle  Épinère, Brain & Spine Institute, Paris, France The Fourth Neuroethics Network Neuroethics Now:  The State of the Field and a View to the Future As neuroethics enters its second decade, the field confronts new techniques and technologies, as well as new – and frequently controversial – clinical […]

Postgraduate conference: Philosophical Perspectives on Disability

May 9th, 2017, University of Leeds. The University of Leeds Minorities and Philosophy (MAP) chapter would like to cordially invite you to attend its second conference, to be held on Tuesday 9th May 2017. Our theme will be the philosophy of disability. Given that the interest in the philosophical aspects of disability is fairly new, there still are a […]

Symposium: Neurointerventions in Crime Prevention

3-4 April 2017, Swansea University. Two-day Symposium: Neurointerventions in Crime Prevention: Bioethical, Legal and Criminological Perspectives Brain active drugs and other ‘neuro-interventions’ could potentially be used to facilitate the rehabilitation of criminal offenders. Should offenders ever be offered or required to undergo such interventions? This symposium will bring together academics from the fields of bioethics, philosophy, medicine, criminology and […]

Workshop: The social impact of medicalising psychiatry

Friday, February 17th, 2017. University of Western Ontario, in London, ON, Canada.  Deadline for submitting an abstract (max. 500 words): December 23, 2016.  Submission is now open for posters to be presented at a workshop on The Social Impact of Medicalizing Psychiatry to be held on Friday, February 17th, 2017 at the University of Western Ontario, in London, […]

Workshop: Phenomenology, anxiety and breath

Friday March 17 2017, 9.30-4.30. Advance notice for this workshop, which is sponsored by the generous support of the Wellcome Trust. Speakers: Dylan Trigg (UCD), The phenomenology of anxiety Ulrika Maude (Bristol), DH Lawrence and the body Michael Lewis (Newcastle), Breath in the history of philosophy Petr Kouba (Prague), On Nancy’s ‘The Intruder’ Emiliano Trizio (UWE), […]

Lecture series: Prediction Machines

18th, 21st and 25th October 2016,  18:00 – 19:30. Institute of Philosophy, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU. The Chandaria Lectures 2016 The Institute of Philosophy is delighted to announce that this year’s Chandaria Lecture series will be given by Professor Andy Clark of the University of Edinburgh 18th, 21st and 25th of October. Lecture 1: Prediction […]