Metacognition of Concepts

New paper: can metacognitive development explain stages of conceptual development?

One rich source of evidence for philosophers interested in concepts is the developmental literature. Indeed, some of the most theoretically sophisticated theorists of concepts are developmental psychologists. A natural extension of asking about the way adults turn their metacognitive capacities onto their own concepts is to ask how children’s metacognition…

William James Prize

Jake Quilty-Dunn has just been announced as the winner of this year’s William James Prize. The Prize is awarded by the Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness for “the most outstanding single published contribution to the empirical or philosophical study of consciousness”. Jake’s winning paper, “Is Iconic Memory Iconic?”,…

First Online Seminar

We are delighted that Professor Herman Cappelen has offered to give our first online seminar. Professor Hermann Cappelen (Oslo and St Andrews), AI and the Metaphysics of Content 4-5.30pm, 7 April 2020 This will be a slightly shortened version of the talk planned for 24 March, which was postponed because…