Appel: Computers & Philosophy, 3-5 May 2006, Le Mans

Thierry Hamon thierry.hamon at LIPN.UNIV-PARIS13.FR
Tue Oct 11 14:09:30 UTC 2005

Date: Fri, 07 Oct 2005 16:30:29 +0200
From: Colin SCHMIDT <Colin.Schmidt at>
Message-ID: <43468685.9010807 at>

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CALL FOR PAPERS quick link
COMPUTERS  &  PHILOSOPHY,  an International Conference

Le Mans University, Laval, France, 3-5 May, 2006

Chair: C.T.A. Schmidt Colin.Schmidt at  e-mail

IMPORTANT DATES (check conference url for up-to-date information)
Friday November 18 th 2005 Submission deadline for extended abstracts 
(1000 wds.)
3-5 May 2006, Conference in Laval France

 From Wednesday 3rd to Friday 5th May 2006, COMPUTERS  &  PHILOSOPHY 
will be held in cooperation with the American Association for Artificial 
Intelligence at Le Mans University in Laval (near Rennes, France).

Overview: Those interested in the study of philosophical problems and 
related technological applications are encouraged to participate. 
Philosophical, epistemological, theological and anthropological stances 
on the construction and use of machines, computers and Robots are of 
relevance to the conference.

Within the framework of the programme, we are looking forward to the 
contributions of some eminent thinkers:
USA            Daniel DENNETT, Philosophy, Tufts
USA            Rodney BROOKS, Robotics, MIT
Italy            Lorenzo MAGNANI, Epistemology & Philosophy of Science, 
UK            Margaret BODEN, Art. Intelligence, Cognitive Sc. & 
Philosophy, Sussex
Canada        Daniel VANDERVEKEN, Logic & Language, UQTR
Thailand         Darryl MACER, UNESCO Reg. Adviser for Soc.& Human Sc. 
in Asia-Pacific
UK            Noel SHARKEY, Computation & Robotics, Sheffield
FRANCE         Denis VERNANT, Logic & Philosophical Pragmatics, Grenoble

Please see web site for full details; programme, topics, accommodation, 
registration as well as a colourful poster and detailed information on 
plenary session talks.



Maître de conférences	[ Associate Professor
Université du Maine 	  Le Mans University, France ]
LIUM - FRE 2730 du CNRS
52, rue des Docteurs Calmette et Guérin
BP 2045 
53020 Laval Cedex 09
+33 (0)2 43 59 49 25  /49 20

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