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Shaun Gallagher: Phenomenology and embodied cognitive science 11.-14.9.

Finnish graduate school course in philosophy, University of Jyväskylä:
Shaun Gallagher
(University of Central Florida)


Mon 11.9., 12-14 Ag Delta, 14-16 Ag Alfa
LECTURE 1 (pdf)
Self and agency
a. Minimal vs. narrative self
b. Sense of ownership vs. sense of agency
c. Pathologies of agency
d. Experimenting with the sense of agency
e. Multiple aspects of agency

Tue 12.9. 12-14 Ag Alfa, 14-16 Ag Gamma
LECTURE 2 (pdf)
Understanding others in action and narrative
a. Problems with theory of mind
b. Simulation theory
c. An alternative to TOM

Wed 13.9. 10-12 Ag Alfa, 14-16 Ag Delta
LECTURE 3 (pdf)
Moral personhood and phronesis
a. Conditions for moral personhood (Dennett)
b. An Aristotelian argument: moral personhood depends on both embodied and social aspects of human existence which give us the capacity for phronesis
c. Dreyfus and the debate on expertise
d. Ethical expertise and phronesis
e. Revisiting the conditions for moral personhood

Thu 14.9.


10.15-11.45 (Agora Delta): Keynote lecture
Shaun Gallagher (University of Central Florida):
“Moral personhood and primitive self-consciousness”

13.15–15.30 (Agora Delta) Papers by participants
Questions & Answers -session on How the body shapes the mind
Sirkku Laimio (University of Helsinki): ”Adding prenoetic aspects of embodiment to Christopher Peacocke's account of joint attention”
Mikko Yrjönsuuri (University of Jyväskylä): “Self-reflexivity in medieval theories of proprioception and sense of touch”
Petteri Niemi (University of Jyväskylä): “The personal-subpersonal –distinction”

16.00–17.30 (Agora Gamma) Papers by participants
Jussi Kotkavirta (University of Jyväskylä): “Conscious and unconscious processes”
Pessi Lyyra (University of Jyväskylä): “Two senses for ‘givenness’ of consciousness”
Arto Laitinen (University of Jyväskylä): “An animal, a life and a body”

more info:
Pessi Lyyra (plyyra@cc.jyu.fi) / Arto Laitinen (armala@yfi.jyu.fi)