Intersubjectivity and Embodiment:

Perspectives from Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences

 

 

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Monday, 15 September 2003

 

8:45am Morning Coffee (Sponsored by Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences and Kluwer Academic Publishers)

 

8:55-9:10am

Introduction: Beata Stawarska

Welcome: Andree van de Putte, Dean, Institute of Philosophy, KUL.

 

9:10-10:30am

1.        Intersubjectivity: From neurons to phenomenology (Chair: Dan Zahavi)

 

Dieter Lohmar. Mirror Neurons and the Phenomenology of Intersubjectivity

 

Anne Jacobson.   Understanding Others:  Empathy without Conceptualization

 

10:30-11:30am

2.        Plenary Session: From phenomenology to neurons (Chair: Shaun Gallagher)

 

Marc Jeannerod. How do we decipher the mind of others

 

11:30-12:50pm

3.        Phenomenology and empathy (Chair: Valerie Hardcastle)

 

Maxine  Sheets-Johnstone. Further steps toward a phenomenological analysis of empathy

 

Natalie Depraz. Beneath empathy: Archaic forms of intersubjectivity in empirical disciplines as a renewal of transcendantal phenomenology

 

12:50-2pm Lunch Break

 

 

2-3:20pm

4.        Other Problems (Chair: Giacomo Romano)

 

S┐ren Overgaard.   The Problem of Others: A Wittgensteinian/Husserlian Perspective

 

Daniel Hutto. Turning Hard Problems on their Heads

 

3:20-4pm

Coffee Break (Sponsored by the Center for Subjectivity Research)

 

4-6pm

5.        Intersubjectivity and neuro-imaging (Chair: Marc Jeannerod)

 

Andreas Roepstorff.  The role of intersubjectivity in brain imaging experiments

 

Lorenzo Vaiani and Giuseppe di Pellegrin.  Hemispheric Asymmetry in Self-Other Recognition

 

Julie Grezes. Understanding other people's mental states through the observation of their motor behaviour: fMRI studies.

 

 

 

Tuesday, 16 September 2003

 

9:15am Morning Coffee (Sponsored by Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences and Kluwer Academic Publishers)

 

9:30-9:40am

Introduction.  Dan Zahavi

 

9:40-11:00am

6.        Developmental insights into intersubjectivity (Chair: Talia Welsh)

 

Daniel A. Schmicking. What the infant's body tells the phenomenologist's eye. Perspectives of early intersubjectivity

 

Shaun Gallagher.  Bodies in context: From primary to secondary intersubjectivity

 

11:00-12:20pm

7.        The contribution of the other (Chair: TBA)

 

Talia Welsh.  The Other Side: The Mirroring Parent in Infant Imitation

 

Beata Stawarska.  Mutual Gaze and Social Cognition

 

 

12:20-1:40pm Lunch Break

 

1:40-3pm

8.        Theories (Chair: TBA)

 

Dan Zahavi. The theory-theory approach to infantile autism. A phenomenological critique.

 

Matthew Ratcliffe.  Folk Psychology is not Folk Psychology

 

3-4:20pm

9.        Embodied Heuristics and Metaphors (Chair: TBA)

 

A. G. Stascheit: Heuristics of Embodiment: a Phenomenology of Practicing

 

Clive Cazeaux  Metaphor and Embodiment in Merleau-Ponty and Lakoff and Johnson

 

4:20-4:45pm Coffee Break (Sponsored by the Center for Subjectivity Research)

 

4:45-5:45pm

 

10.  Plenary session: Embodied mind (Chair: Beata Stawarska)

 

 Mark Johnson: The Meaning of the Body

 

 

Wednesday, 17 September 2003

 

9:30-10:50am

11.  Intersubjectivity in practice

 

Kalle Pihlainen. Intersubjective Identification and the Possibility of an Embodied ethics?

 

Julia Jansen.   Neurological Clues For a Connection Between Art and Morality

 

10:50pm-Noon

12.  Perception and action

 

Erik Myin.  Embodied and neuroscientific perspectives on synaesthesia

 

Thor Grčnbaum.  Consciousness in action: Structure and content

 

 

12:00-1:30 Lunch Break

 

 

1:30-3:30pm

13.  Psychopathologies (Chair: Aaron Mishara)

 

Mette S. Vżver, Josef Parnas, Lene Lier, Marie Gammeltoft.  Linking Schizophrenic Thought Disorder to Disturbances of Embodiment and Intersubjectivity: Theoretical perspectives and presentation of the Empirical Study "The Copenhagen Infant Follow-up Study (CIFS)"

 

Hanneke De Jaegher. One body is not enough: Autism and development

 

Osborne Wiggins, Michael Alan Schwartz, and Manfred Spitzer. Mood, Time, and the Body in Depression and Mania

 

 

 

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