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Scholars Gather to Address Phenomenology, Cognition and Neuroscience

Scholars from around the globe will gather to address Phenomenology, Cognition and Neuroscience at the 28th annual symposium of the Simon Silverman Phenomenology Center at Duquesne University.The conference will explore the friction, possibilities and perils involved in the encounter between cognitive neuroscience and phenomenological and hermeneutic philosophy.

Participants include:

  • Dan Zahavi, director of the Center for Subjectivity Research, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Catherine Malabou, professor of philosophy, University of Paris-X and the State University of New York at Buffalo
  • Shaun Gallagher, professor of philosophy and cognitive science, University of Central Florida and the University of Hertfordshire, UK
  • Evan Thompson, professor of philosophy, University of Toronto.

When: Thursday, Feb. 18, and Friday, Feb. 19, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Where: The Power Center Ballroom, Duquesne University, Forbes Avenue at Chatham Square, Pittsburgh.

Information: The symposium is free and open to the public. For more information, call 412.396.6038, email phenomenology@duq.edu or visit www.duq.edu/silverman2010.

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