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The Mental Sciences Club

The newly launched Mental Sciences Club will provide a hub for those interested in the philosophy of mind and cognitive sciences. The club is organized by Tom McClelland and Jessie Munton and is open  to all - not just to those specialising in philosophy of mind but to anyone interested in learning more about the area, and to those in related disciplines such as psychology and neuroscience. To join our mailing list email Tom at

Meetings in Lent term will take place each second Wednesday from 3-4:30 p.m in the board room of the Faculty of Philosophy. For directions to the Faculty see here Provisional details of the term’s talks are below:

22nd January

Dan Williams (Philosophy)

“Beliefs, Signals and Groups”

5th February

Erlend Owesen (HPS)

“The Meta-Problem and Eliminativism about Phenomenal Consciousness”

19th February

Karina Vold (CFI)

“Can consciousness extend?”
18th March

Katharina Zuhlsdorff (Psychology)

“What can we learn about the neural basis of drug addiction from computation modeling?”