180098 SE Introduction to Cognitive Science I (2019W)
HS 2i d. Inst. f. Philosophie, NIG, 2. Stock
- Registration is open from Mo 16.09.2019 08:00 to Tu 01.10.2019 23:59
- Deregistration possible until Th 31.10.2019 23:59
Monday, 25.11.2019 10:00 - 13:00 HS 2i, NIG
Monday, 2.12.2019 10:00 - 13:00 HS 2i, NIG
Monday, 9.12.2019 10:00 - 13:00 HS 2i, NIG
Monday, 16.12.2019 10:00 - 13:00 HS 2i, NIG
Monday, 13.1.2020 10:00 - 13:00 HS 2i, NIG
Monday, 20.1.2020 10:00 - 13:00 HS 2i, NIG
Monday, 27.1.2020 09.45-13.00 HS 3B, NIG
Aims, contents and method of the course
Assessment and permitted materials
seminar attendance & participation in discussions, preparation of seminar presentation in the interdisciplinary group, seminar presentation, reading & summarising compulsory literature
Minimum requirements and assessment criteria
- presence during the seminar sessions (at least 6 of the 7 sessions)
- participation in the discussions
- thorough and critical reading of the texts which are compulsory to read for everybody
- reading all articles/papers for your seminar session and handing in summaries for both two weeks before the presentation
- group preparation of the seminar session & sending presentation plan/outline 24h before the preparation meeting (which takes place Monday 9:00 one week before the presentation)
- presentation in class
- uploading presentation materialAssessment criteria:
- Seminar attendance, compulsory reading & summarising and active participation in discussions make 40% of the grade,
- preparing the group presentation and giving the presentation in the seminar session make 60% (30% individual performance, 30% group performance).
- * Harré R. (2002) Cognitive Science. A Philosophical Introduction. Sage Publications Ltd, London. Chapter 1, pp. 5-18
- * Newen, A., de Bruin, L. & Gallagher, S. (2018). The Oxford handbook of 4E cognition. Chapter 1, pp. 3-8.Dez 2, 2019: How are perception, cognition and action related?
- * Engel A. (2011). Why cognitive neuroscience should adopt a „pragmatic stance“ in Newen, A., Bartels, A. & Jung E. (2011) Knowledge and Representation. Mentis, Paderborn, Germany.
- Buzsáki, G. (2019) The Brain from Inside Out. Oxford University Press. Chapter 3, pp. 53-82.Dec 9, 2019: (How) are emotions affecting cognition?
- * Stephan, A., Walter, S. & Wilutzky, W. (2014) Emotions beyond brain and body, Philosophical Psychology, 27:1, 65-81
- Colombetti G. 2010. Enaction, sense-making and emotion. In Stewart J, Gapenne O, Paolo ED (Eds.) Enaction: Toward a New Paradigm for Cognitive Science, Cambridge MA: MIT Press, 145-164.Dec 16, 2019 What is memory for?
- * Pfeifer R. & Bongard J. (2007). How the Body Shapes the Way We Think. MIT Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts. Chapter 10: Where is Human Memory? pp. 295- 322
- Kolak, D. (2006). Cogntive Science: An Introduction. New York:Routledge. pp.126-136Jan 13, 2020: How do we interact with other minds?
- * Froese, T. (2018). Searching for the conditions of genuine intersubjectivity: From agent-based models to perceptual crossing experiments. In Newen, A., de Bruin, L. & Gallagher, S. (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of 4E Cognition. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, pp. 163-186
- Reddy, V. (2010). How Infants Know Minds. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, Chapter 1-3.Jan 20, 2020: How do we predict the future?
- * Clark, A. (2013). Whatever next? Predictive brains, situated agents, and the future of cognitive science. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 36(3), 181-204 (pp.1-24)
- Clark, A. (2013). Whatever next? Predictive brains, situated agents, and the future of cognitive science. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 36(3), 181-204 (pp. 24-73 Open Peer Commentary & Author’s Response)* reading for all