ECOM director Bar-On will give an invited talk at an international conference “Thought, Action and Communication in Animals” in Zurich in September 2019. Other invited speakers include Michael Tomasello, Klaus Zuberbuhler, Kristin Andrews, Colin Allen, and Robert Lurz. ECOM members are encouraged to submit papers to this conference.
ECOM Director Dorit Bar-On will be participating as a faculty lecturer at this summer’s Diverse Intelligences Summer Institute. Sponsored by the John Templeton Foundation, this summer research program on mind, cognition, and intelligence will be held at the University of St. Andrews from 6/30/19 – 7/20/19. Dorit’s lectures will take place July 1-2. See here for more information on the institute.
ECOM Director Dorit Bar-On will be a keynote speaker at the next Meetings of the Society for Exact Philosophy at York University in May 2019.
ECOM Research Specialist Teresa Allen will be presenting a paper titled “Against the Purely Epistemic Point of View” at the Edinburgh Graduate Epistemology Conference May 6-7, 2019.
ECOM Director Dorit Bar-On presented a joint paper with St. Andrews Evolutionary Psychologist Kate Arnold entitled “How to Do Things With Nonwords: Communication, Expression, and Meaning” at the workshop “Linguistic Investigations Beyond Language: Gestures, Body Movement and Primate Linguistics” at ZAS in Berlin, March 11-12, 2019.
ECOM member Jared Henderson spoke at the APA Central, 2019.
Dorit Bar-On and Drew Johnson presented their co-authored paper “Epistemological Disjunctivism: Perception, Expression, and Self-Knowledge” to the Arche Language & Mind Group, at the University of St. Andrews, October 23rd, 2018.
Dorit Bar-On presented a talk titled “Protolanguage: Meaning, Structure, Expression” on October 25 to the Linguistics Circle at the University of Edinburgh.
ECOM member Jared Henderson gave a talk at the Society for Exact Philosophy, May 2018.
ECOM member Drew Johnson presented a paper titled “Lies and Hypocrisy: Speech Acts in Ethical Thought and Discourse” at the Fall 2018 meeting of the Alabama Philosophical Society, September 28-29.
ECOM member Ryo Tanaka presented a paper titled “Semantic Knowledge as Expressive Know-How” at the Fourth Conference on Contemporary Philosophy in East Asia at National Chengchi University (Taiwan), August 9, 2018.
ECOM member Mitch Green gave talks on speech acts and on the evolution of meaning in Poland and Germany in 2018.
Jenelle Salisbury gave a talk titled “The unity of consciousness and the first-person perspective” at the IBACS Meet and Speak.
Jordan Ochs gave talk titled “Knowledgebility of Inner Speech Episodes” at the meeting of the Society for Exact Philosophy (SEP).
ECOM members Dorit Bar-On and Jordan Ochs presented a co-authored paper on inner speech and self-knowledge at two international conferences held at Stirling and Edinburgh in the summer of 2018.
ECOM member Jenelle Salisbury presented her paper “First Person Authority and Immunity to Error in the Craniopagus Case” at the Johns Hopkins University Graduate Conference on “The Self” in October, 2017.
ECOM member Ryo Tanaka presented his paper “Content Externalism, Neo-Expressivism, and Inter-Personal Mental Ascription” at the Johns Hopkins University Graduate Conference on “The Self” in October, 2017.
ECOM Director Dorit Bar-On was the keynote speaker at the Johns Hopkins University Graduate Conference on “The Self” in October, 2017.
ECOM Director Dorit Bar-On participated in a roundtable at the Inaugural Cultural Evolution conference in Jena, Germany on September 13-15, 2017, alongside Kim Sterelny, Dan Sperber, Celia Heyes, and others.
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, 2017.
ECOM director Dorit Bar-On represented ECOM at the first Seven Hills Workshop on Mind, Metaphysics, and Ethics, held at College of Holy Cross, Saturday November 5, 2016.
ECOM director Dorit Bar-On was invited to speak at a symposia on animal communication at the 24th Annual Meeting of the European Society for Philosophy and Psychology, held at the University of St Andrews, August 10-13, 2016.