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ECOM members, Dorit Bar-On and Jordan Ochs, gave a joint paper titled “The Role of Inner Speech in Self-Knowledge” at a conference on Transparency and Self-knowledge at the University of Oviedo, Spain in June.
ECOM hosted its 4th UConn workshop/conference on May 11-13, titled
The conference brought together researchers working on continuities and discontinuities in human/nonhuman cognition, emotions, social organization and morally relevant behavior, and implications for the human treatment of nonhuman animals. “Human and Nonhuman Animals: Minds and Morals”.
Invited speakers included: Peter Carruthers (Philosophy, Maryland), Katherine Cronin (Lincoln Park Zoo), Hans-Johann Glock (Philosophy, Zurich), Lori Gruen (Philosophy, Wesleyan), William D. Hopkins (Neuroscience, Georgia State & Yerkes National Primate Research Center), Kristin Leimgruber (Psychology, Harvard), and Darcia Narvaez (Psychology, Notre Dame).Visit the conference webpage by clicking to find titles and abstracts. here ECOM member Letitia Naigles is the receipent of a University of Connecticut 2017 CLAS Excellence in Research Award. Congrats Letty!
ECOM hosted a talk by
Paula Droege (Philosophy, Penn State) & Victoria Braithwaite (Biology, Penn State) on March 24, 4-6PM in Laurel Hall 201, titled “Beyond Analogy: Understanding Pain in Animals”. Click here for more information and an abstract. ECOM hosted a reading group on the topic of its Spring Conference:
. Please see the “Human and Nonhuman Animals: Minds and Morals” reading group page for more information.