The Third Annual AHRB Conference on Innateness and the Structure of the Mind: Reflections on Innateness 30 June - 3 July 2004, Halifax Hall, Sheffield, England

The Third Annual AHRB Conference on Innateness and the Structure of the Mind: Reflections on Innateness 30 June - 3 July 2004, Halifax Hall, Sheffield, England

This interdisciplinary conference will address a variety of questions about the foundations and future of nativist research.

  • What is nativism? What is at stake in debates between nativists and empiricists?
  • How do different research methodologies contribute to nativist research?
  • Where next for research in the nativist tradition?

Tentative List of Speakers
(click on name for abstract)

Mark Baker

Linguistics, Rutgers

Clark Barrett

Anthropology, UCLA

Tom Bouchard

Psychology, Minnesota

Peter Carruthers

Philosophy, Maryland

Dan Fessler

Anthropology, UCLA

Paul Griffiths

HPS, Pittsburgh

Stephen Laurence & Eric Margolis

Philosophy, Sheffield & Rice

Matteo Mameli

Philosophy, Cambridge)

Georges Rey

Philosophy, Maryland

Peter Richerson

Animal Behaviour, UC-Davis

Richard Samuels

Philosophy, King's College London

Gabriel Segal

Philosophy, King's College London

Tom Simpson

Philosophy, Sheffield

Chandra Sripada

Philosophy, Rutgers

Steve Stich & Dan Kelly

Philosophy, Rutgers

Karin Stromswold

RuCCS, Rutgers

Denis Walsh

Philosophy

Fei Xu

Psychology, British Columbia

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Information on Analysis Bursaries for (post-)graduate students

Travel Information

Information on Halifax Hall Conference Centre

Conference delegates who would like to make a poster presentation should contact innateness_project@shef.ac.uk by June 20th

For more Information

Post: Reflections on Innateness Conference, Department of Philosophy, University of Sheffield, Sheffield S10 2TN, United Kingdom.

E-mail: innateness_project@shef.ac.uk

Web: http://www.shef.ac.uk/~phil/AHRB-Project/

This conference is the third of a three-year project sponsored by the Arts & Humanities Research Board of the United Kingdom.

Additional funding for the project is provided by the Cognitive Studies Research Group at the University of Maryland, the Research Group on Evolution and Higher Cognition at Rutgers University, and the Hang Seng Centre for Cognitive Studies at the University of Sheffield.