Minds Online 2017 – Program

The 3rd Annual Minds Online conference has three week-long sessions, and ends on September 29th. So mark your calendars and set aside some time to read and comment.

Papers are posted for advanced reading the Saturday before their session. And public commenting for each session runs from Monday (8am, EST) to Friday.

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Session 1: September 11-15 

KEYNOTE: Helen De Cruz (Oxford Brookes)

Skilled Seemings

Contributed Papers:

The Dark Side of Morality: Group Polarization and Moral-Belief Formation“, by Marcus Arvan (Tampa)

Commentators: Michael Bishop (Florida State), Hrishikesh Joshi (Princeton)

The Mental Affordance Hypothesis“, by Tom McClelland (Warwick)

Commentators: Derek Jones (Evansville), Julian Kiverstein (Amsterdam), Carlos Muñoz-Suárez (Barcelona)

Water is and is not H2O“, by Kevin Tobia (Yale), George Newman (Yale), and Joshua Knobe (Yale)

Commentators:  Jussi Haukioja (Norwegian University), Dan Weiskopf (Georgia State)

Session 2: September 18-22

KEYNOTE: Bertram Gawronski (Texas, Austin)

Consequences, Norms, and Generalized Inaction in Moral Dilemmas: The CNI Model of Moral Decision-Making

Contributed Papers:

Remembering as a mental action“, by Santiago Arango-Muñoz (Antioquia), Juan Pablo Bermúdez (Externado de Colombia)

Commentators: Felipe De Brigard (Duke), Kourken Michaelian (Otago)

The Good of Boredom“, by Andreas Elpidorou (Louisville)

Commentators: Zachary Irving (Virginia), Jennifer Windt (Monash)

The Unity of Moral Attitudes“, by Derek Shiller

Commentators: Derek Baker (Lingnan), Tristram McPherson (Ohio State) and David Faraci (Georgetown)

Implicit Bias and the Unconscious“, by Ege Yumusak (Cambridge)

Commentators: Grace Helton (Princeton), Katherine Puddifoot (Birmingham)

Session 3: September 25-29

KEYNOTE: Edouard Machery (Pittsburgh)

The Amodal Brain

Contributed Papers:

Two Varieties of Cognitive Penetration“, by Greyson Abid (UC Berkeley)

Commentators: Dimitria Gatzia (Akron), Athanasios Raftopoulos (Cyprus)

Perceptual Precision“, by Adrienne Prettyman (Bryn Mawr)

Commentators: Alison Springle (Pittsburgh), Christopher Hill (Brown)

Attention and Encapsulation“, by Jake Quilty-Dunn (Oxford)

Commentators: Wayne Wu (Carnegie Mellon), EJ Green (MIT)





Thank you to everyone who presents, comments, and participates. And, of course, thank you to everyone who volunteers to review submissions and comment on papers. Minds Online cannot happen without all of you!