Past Event

Philosophy & Neuroscience @ The Gulf VI

September 28, 2023 - September 30, 2023
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Hilton Pensacola Beach, 12 Via De Luna Drive, Pensacola Beach, Florida

Event Description

A workshop exploring the evolution of the brain, how evolutionary theories inform ideas about cognition and behavior, and the philosophy of neuroscience. Formats include short talks, keynote lectures, and panels. 

Event Speakers

  • Kenneth Aizawa, Professor of Philosophy at Rutgers University
  • John Bickle, Professor of Philosophy at Mississippi State University
  • James Bower, Retired Professor of Computational Biology at the University of Texas at San Antonio
  • Barbara Finlay, W.R. Kenan Jr. Professor of Psychology at Cornell University
  • Paul Frankland, Senior Scientist at the SickKids Research Institute
  • Carl Gillett, Professor of Philosophy at Northern Illinois University
  • Alan Love, Professor of Philosophy at the University of Minnesota
  • Nedah Nemati, Presidential Scholar in Society and Neuroscience at Columbia University
  • Thomas Polger, Professor of Philosophy at the University of Cincinnati
  • A. David Redish, Distinguished McKnight University Professor of Neuroscience at the University of Minnesota
  • Georg Striedter, Professor of Neurobiology and Behavior at the University of California, Irvine

Event Information

Free and open to the public; no registration required. For more information, please visit the event webpage or email John Bickle at [email protected] and Nedah Nemati at [email protected] with any questions. 

This event is hosted by Presidential Scholars in Society and Neuroscience at Columbia University, Department of Philosophy and Religion at Mississippi State University, and the Deep South Philosophy and Neuroscience Group