Philosophy, Psychology and Neuroscience Research Seminars 2019/20

The PPN Research Seminar is a joint endeavour to promote interdisciplinary discussion between Philosophy and Psychology, and to communicate research carried out in both departments.

Time: 4pm

Venue: Either the Psychology Level 6 Meeting Room (62 Hillhead Street) or the Reid Room, Philosophy Level 4 (67 Oakfield Avenue), unless otherwise noted (see below).

All students, staff and visiting researchers are welcome to attend.

Queries? Contact Derek Brown


Semester 1

16 September 2019
'Do Philosophical Arguments Influence Real-World Moral Behavior? Data on Meat Ethics and Charitable Giving'                                                                            Eric Schwitzgebel (Philosophy, UC Riverside)

25-26 October 2019
Conference on Perception: Epistemology and Mind

7 November 2019
'How well do we know how well we are imagining sounds?'                            Andrea Halpurn (Psychology, Bucknell)

11 November 2019
'Hearing voices and predictive processing: What are we expecting?'                                                                                                              Ben Alderson-Day (Psychology, Durham)

9 December 2019
Rami El Ali (Philosophy, Lebanese American University)


Semester 2

14-15 January 2020
Conference on Perception, Colour and the Epistemology Within

23 January 2020
Zoltan Dienes (Psychology, Sussex)

Date TBA
Imogen Dickie (Philosophy, St. Andrews)

Date TBA
Wayne Wu (Centre for the Neural Basis of Cognition, Carnegie Mellon)

More to come...



AHRC logoThis year’s seminars are jointly sponsored by the Institute of Neuroscience & Psychology, and the CSPE.

Organised by Dr Derek Brown