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François Kammerer (PhD) from the University of Louvain received a Postdoctoral Fellowship from the Humboldt-Foundation to join our research group. He will join us in November 2020 for two years and work on an illusionist theory of consciousness.

Krzysztof Dolega (PhD) was awarded the 'Preis der Gesellschaft der Förderer der RUB' for his outstanding dissertation „Content and Consciousness in predictive processing“. Congratulations!

Former team member Judith Martens (PhD) just published her first book „Doing things together. A theory of skillful joint action“ with deGruyter. Congratulations!

Tobias Schlicht does not offer any courses in the summer term since he is on sabbatical. Teaching commences in the winter term.


New Publictions


Smortchkova, J., Dolega, K., Schlicht, T. (eds.) (2020): What are Mental Representations? Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Dolega, K., Schlicht, T. (2020) Mental content. In: Mind, Cognition, and Neuroscience: A philosophical introduction, ed. by B. Young, C. Dicey Jennings. London: Routledge.

T. Schlicht, T. Starzak (2019) Prospects of enactivist approaches to cognition and intentionality. In: Synthese doi: 10.1007/s11229-019-02361-z.


K. Dolega, T. Schlicht, D.C. Dennett (fotrhcoming 2020) Explaining or redefining mindreading? A comment on Veissiere et al. (2020). Behavioral and Brain Sciences




Upcoming Events

Workshop Perceiving Agents 5-1

Due to the covid-19 crisis, all events planned for the summer and fall have been postponed or cancelled. This includes the Rudolf-Carnap-Lectures with Prof. Cecilia Heyes and the workshop on Perceiving Agents: Self and Other.