Monthly Archives: December 2010

CogScience Wars: Probabilistic vs. Connectionist Models of Cognition

The above is a title of a discussion at the interdisciplinary ‘Philosophy, Psychology, and Informatics Reading Group’. We have Matteo Colombo and Matthew Chalk discussing two recent papers on two theoretical approaches to cognitive modelling: Griffiths, Thomas L. et al. … Continue reading

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Daniel Dennett – “My brain made me do it”: When Neuroscientists think they can do Philosophy

I was lucky enough to get a chance to listen to Daniel Dennett, one of those philosophers who have their own Wiki page. He is interested in cognitive science, free will, very much pro-evolution and atheism. According to this wiki … Continue reading

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5th CNRS-MPG joint workshop on Systems Biology

December 09 – 10, 2010 – Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Institut Henri Poincaré – Homepage I am attending a short (2-day) workshop in Paris. I decided to use this opportunity to start what I was planning for quite some … Continue reading

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