Since its early days, cognitive science has been characterized by analogies between the human and other minds, be them (non-human) biological or artificial. The consideration of non-human minds has played, and still plays, its role in many ways. Non-human minds can be inspiring metaphors; they can work as theoretical or empirical models; they can be used to simulate the human mind; and even those who minimize their similarity with human minds are somehow exploiting one of their functions, albeit a negative one, as sources of potentially informative disanalogies. In this workshop, we seek to hear the perspective of younger scholars from the disciplines of cognitive science (broadly construed), and to provide them with constructive feedback on their research. PhD students and early career researchers (up to 3 years from completion of their PhD) are welcome to present their work, which will be discussed with a senior discussant and with the audience.

Natural &/or Artificial Minds: 1st Online Graduate Conference of the Italian Association for Cognitive Science (AISC) / Viola, Marco; Ellia, Francesco; Moretti, Stefania; Debernardi, Carlo; Marini, Marco; Ansani, Alessandro. - (2021). ((Intervento presentato al convegno Natural &/or Artificial Minds: 1st Online Graduate Conference of the Italian Association for Cognitive Science (AISC) tenutosi a online.

Natural &/or Artificial Minds: 1st Online Graduate Conference of the Italian Association for Cognitive Science (AISC)

Marco Marini;Alessandro Ansani
2021

Abstract

Since its early days, cognitive science has been characterized by analogies between the human and other minds, be them (non-human) biological or artificial. The consideration of non-human minds has played, and still plays, its role in many ways. Non-human minds can be inspiring metaphors; they can work as theoretical or empirical models; they can be used to simulate the human mind; and even those who minimize their similarity with human minds are somehow exploiting one of their functions, albeit a negative one, as sources of potentially informative disanalogies. In this workshop, we seek to hear the perspective of younger scholars from the disciplines of cognitive science (broadly construed), and to provide them with constructive feedback on their research. PhD students and early career researchers (up to 3 years from completion of their PhD) are welcome to present their work, which will be discussed with a senior discussant and with the audience.
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