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Paul Thagard

Emeritus Professor of Philosophy
University of Waterloo
Participe à 2 sessions
Paul Thagard is a philosopher, cognitive scientist, and author of many interdisciplinary books. He is a Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at the University of Waterloo, where he founded and directed the Cognitive Science Program. He is a graduate of the Universities of Saskatchewan, Cambridge, Toronto (Ph.D. in philosophy) and Michigan (MS in computer science). He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, the Cognitive Science Society, and the Association for Psychological Science. The Canada Council awarded him a Molson Prize (2007) and a Killam Prize (2013). His books include: The Cognitive Science of Science: Explanation, Discovery, and Conceptual Change (MIT Press, 2012); The Brain and the Meaning of Life((Princeton University Press, 2010); Hot Thought: Mechanisms and Applications of Emotional Cognition (MIT Press, 2006); and Mind: Introduction to Cognitive Science (MIT Press, 1996; second edition, 2005). Oxford University Press published his 3-book Treatise on Mind and Society in 2019.

Sessions auxquelles Paul Thagard participe

Lundi 24 Mai, 2021

Fuseau horaire: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
8:29 AM EDT - 8:30 AM EDT | 1 minute

Eric Winsberg


Naomi Oreskes

Invité.e d'honneur

Paul Thagard


Dennis Meadows


Serge Robert


Nadia Seraiocco

Maître.sse de cérémonie
12:45 PM EDT - 2:00 PM EDT | 1 heure 15 minutes

Cognitive science is the interdisciplinary study of mind, embracing psychology, computer modeling, neuroscience, linguistics, anthropology, and philosophy. Its intellectual roots are in the 1950s when cognitive psychology and artificial intelligence began. Its organizational roots are in the 1970s when the term “cognitive science” was introduced and the Cognitive Science Society was formed. Cognitive science combines ideas and methods from multiple fields to address important questions about ...