Jean Nicod Institute (IJN)

Should We Trust Our Digital Memories? Remembering Online: A Long-Term Perspective

"Should We Trust Our Digital Memories? Remembering Online: A Long-Term Perspective"This conference on digital memories brings together the most current research from various fields such as media design, cultural studies and philosophy,...

Is Cognition Still in the Wild ?

Ed Hutchins, former Head of the Department of Cognitive Science at UC San Diego, and former director of the Distributed Cognition and Human Computer Interaction Laboratory at UC San Diego, is a cognitive anthropologist who has published period...

Workshop "Meaning and Commitment"

Sponsor : New Ideas in Linguistics, LABEX IEC. 9:45-10:00 Welcome and Coffee10:00-11:00Paul Portner (Georgetown University) - The semantics of politeness : the case of Korean speech style markers11:15-12:15Claire Beyssade (Université Paris...

What Is Justified Group Belief?

What Is Justified Group Belief?How should we understand a group’s justifiedly believing that p ? The importance of this question is clear, both theoretically and practically. If we do not understand the justification of group beliefs, then we cannot...

Learning from Imagination

Amy Kind, Russell K. Pitzer Professor of Philosophy, Claremont-McKenna College "The Skill of Imagination" - 11 June 2018"What Imagination Teaches" - 18 June 2018"Bridging the Divide:  Imagining Across Different Experiential...

Things and Stuff

Ned Markosian, University of Massachussets-Amherst "The Metaphysics of Material Objects and the Matter that Constitutes Them" – Lecture 112 April 2018, 16:00-18:00 - 29 rue d'Ulm 75005 Paris "The Metaphysics of Material Objects and...

Mood in semantics and pragmatics

Paul Portner, Department of Linguistics, Georgetown University "Verbal mood and sentence mood:  concepts and current theories"- 22 March 2018"Comparison in compositional and discourse semantics"- 29 March 2018"De se...

Peripersonal perception

Institut Jean Nicod - Meeting room - 29 rue d'Ulm 75005 Paris10.30 Frédérique de Vignemont (Institut Jean Nicod)Introduction: what is so special about peripersonal experiences? And are there such things?11.00 Patrick Haggard (UCL) - Thereness...

Context and Content Lectures 2017

Coreferential Files and Theory of MindI will discuss the importance of coreferential files—multiple representations of a single object—in our thinking and in children’s cognitive development. Our mental files model ascertains that up to about 4...

Representing self and others

Metacognitive feelings enable humans to evaluate their own cognitive performances and capacities.These reflective abilities involve metarepresentational resources linked to mind reading, bodily ownership and sensorimotor processes underlying the...

Jean-Nicod Prize & Lectures 2017 Professeur John CAMPBELL (University of California in Berkeley, California)

"HOW LANGUAGE ENTERS PERCEPTION" : Program Space and LanguageOur ordinary visual experience seems to involve frame of reference phenomena.  To use an example of Wittgenstein’s, you can imagine two stars circling one another in a pitch...