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Kinds of Intelligence Reading Group

The Kinds of Intelligence Reading Group meets biweekly on Thursdays during term time from 11am to 12noon in the Board Room (but note different time and room on 16 May). Readings are focused on topics in cognitive science, biology and philosophy of mind, with topics including learning, memory, consciousness and artificial intelligence, understood from an interdisciplinary perspective. Participants from all disciplines are welcome. Organised by Matthew Crosby, Henry Shevlin, Karina Vold, Lucy Cheke and Marta Halina.

Easter Term 2019

2 May

'On the axiomatic foundations of the integrated information theory of consciousness' by Tim Bayne
Led by Henry Shevlin (CFI, Cambridge) and Matthew Crosby (CFI, Imperial College London)

16 May (1.00–2.30pm in Seminar Room 2)

'Thinking/researching/teaching race, genetics and intelligence in HPS and STS'
Led by Jenny Bangham (HPS, Cambridge), Marta Halina (HPS, Cambridge) and Ernesto Schwartz Marin (University of Exeter)
Joint meeting with the Twentieth Century Think Tank

30 May

'Structural representations and models in cognitive science'
Led by Patrick Butlin (King's College London)

13 June

'Comparative psychology of AI'
Led by Cameron Buckner (University of Houston)