ArgLab • Workshop
Wittgenstein, Religion, and Cognitive Science
3rd ERB Project Workshop
This workshop is organized by Robert Vinten, Nuno Venturinha and Sofia Miguens within the framework of the FCT-funded project “Epistemology of Religious Belief: Wittgenstein, Grammar and the Contemporary World” (PTDC/FER-FIL/32203/2017), hosted by the Reasoning and Argumentation Laboratory (ArgLab) of IFILNOVA. Attendance is free of charge. Please contact Robert Vinten at firstname.lastname@example.org for details of the Zoom workshop if you would like to attend.
For more information about the project, please go to this page.
10:15 – 10:30
10:30 – 12:00
Roger Trigg (University of Warwick and Ian Ramsey Centre, University of Oxford)
Wittgenstein, Concepts and Human Nature - with a response by Florian Franken Figueiredo (Nova University of Lisbon)
13:00 – 14:15
Olympia Panagiotidou (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki)
Cognitive Theories and Wittgenstein: Looking for Convergence, not for Divergence
15:00 – 16:15
Hans Van Eyghen (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam)
Can Brains Perceive?
17:00 – 18:15
Gorazd Andrejč (University of Groningen and Science and Research Centre Koper)
The Great Hierarchy of Being: Thoughts on the Posthumanist Critique
19:30 – 20:45
Rita McNamara (Victoria University of Wellington)
Brains as the Source of Being: Mind/Brain Focus and the Western Model of Mind in Dominant Cognitive Science Discourse
10:15 – 20:45