Expecting the World

14 May 2014

Venue: Lorentz Center@Oort

Language:           This lecture will be held in English

Place:                   Museum Boerhaave, Lange St Agnietenstraat 10, Leiden

Registration:      Compulsary, at the Boerhaave website

De voertaal voor deze lezing is Engels


13:00 – 13:15    Welcome

13:15 – 14:00    Panel discussion theme #1 -  Chair Floris de Lange.

                                      Andy Clark and Jacob Hohwy Predictive coding as unifying                                       principle.

14:00 – 14:15    Coffee break     

14:15 – 15:00    Panel discussion theme #2 – Chair Leon de Bruin

                                      Julian Kiverstein Can mechanisms such as introspective predictive                                       processing be adequate explanations for phenomenological experiences                                       such as conscious presence?

15:00 – 15:15            Coffee break             

15:15 – 16:00            Panel discussion theme #3 – Chair Iris van Rooij;

                                      Adam Sanborn and Carlos Zednik The computational and physical                                       realizability of probabilistic minds and brains.

                                      Wrap up

Link to LIBC event website: http://www.libc-leiden.nl/events/sylvius-lectures/item/172-workshop-perspectives-on-human-probabilistic-inference


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