Critical Neuroscience: Ethics, Philosophy, Politics and Policies (Lecture Series Ghent, Belgium, 21 Feb – 23 May 2013)

Organised by the Centre for Critical Philosophy of the University of Ghent together with the Doctoral School of Arts, Humanities and Law & Doctoral School of Social and Behavioural Sciences, Ghent University, and in close cooperation with the University of Antwerp (UA), the University of Leuven (KU Leuven) and the Free University of Brussels (ULB).

Thursday, 21 February 2013. 19:30-21:30: Lecture by Prof Howard Caygill (Kingston University, London): Psychiatry and the Neurosciences; Response by Dr Farah Focquaert (UGent) Lecture theatre Auditorium B, Faculty of Arts and Philosophy, Blandijnberg 2, Gent – Belgium.

Thursday, 7 March 2013. 19:30-21:30: Lecture by Dr. Marc De Kesel (Artevelde Gent/KU Leuven/Radboud Nijmegen): Neuroscience as Ideology Critique; Response by Dr Jan De Vos (UGent)

Thursday, 21 March 2013. 19:30-21:30: Lecture by Prof Ariane Bazan (UL Bruxelles): The case of jouissance contra neural plasticity. Pleading mental causality in favor of an ethics of subjective liability; Response by Prof Andreas De Block (KU Leuven)

Thursday, 18 April 2013. 19:30-21:30: Lecture by Prof Jan Slaby (Free University Berlin): The Philosophy of ‘Critical Neuroscience’; Response by Prof Peter Reynaert (UA)

Thursday, 2 May 2013. 19:30-21:30: Lecture by Prof Aikaterini Fotopoulou (King’s College London): Between the Two Cultures: Neuroscientific Research on the Bodily Ego; Response by Prof Helena De Preester (UGent)

Thursday, 23 May 2013. 19:30-21:30: Lecture by Prof Vittorio Gallese (University of Parma): From mirror neurons to Embodied Simulation. A second-person approach to intersubjectivity; Response by Prof Ariane Bazan (ULB)

For more information email Jan De Vos.

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