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   Department of Logic    Logic and Logical Philosophy    Nicolaus Copernicus University    Visit Toruń  
Logic in Cognitive Science
May 13-15, 2010, Toruń, Poland
Department of Logic
Asnyka 2, 87-100 Toruń, Poland


Logic in Cognitive Science

Neurodynamics, Logic, and Models of Argumentation

Nicolaus Copernicus University

May 13-15, 2010, Toruń

conference venue:

Faculty of Mathematics and Informatics, Chopina Street 12/18


May 13 (Thursday)

9:30-10:00    Conference Welcome

                The Dean of the Faculty of Humanities: Prof. Andrzej Szahaj

                   Organizers: Prof. Jacek Malinowski and Prof. Urszula Żegleń

keynote lecture

10:00-11:00    Jacques Dubucs (Paris I University - Pantheon), Anisotropy of Possibilia: Shared Frame in Argumentation and Discussion 

11:00-11:20    Coffee break

keynote lecture

11:20-12:20    Joe Cruz (Williams College, Department of Philosophy), Naturalized Epistemic Norms

12:20-13:00    Andrzej Nazarewski (Nicolaus Copernicus University, Dep. of Applied Linguistics of the Collegium Medicum), Epistemic Modality In Argumentative Discourse

13:00-15:00    Lunch break

15:00-15:40    Alison Pease (University of Edinburgh, School of Informatics), Theories of Argumentation and Their Connections

15:40-16:20    Mariusz Urbański (Adam Mickiewicz University, Chair of Logic and Cognitive Science), Logic and Cognition: the Faces of Psychologism

16:20-16:40    Coffee break 

16:40-17.20    Maria Spychalska (Warsaw University/Graduate School for Social Sciences, Polish Academy of Sciences),  Are Scalar Implicatures Default-Driven? Discussion in the Light of Empirical Data

17:20-18:00    Marcin Koszowy (University of Białystok, Dep. of Logic, Informatics and Philosophy of Science), Arguments Analysis, Fallacy and Artificial Intelligence

May 14 (Friday)

Keynote lecture

9:30-10:30    Ryszard Wójcicki (Polish Academy of Sciences), Two Ways of Knowing Things; Explicit vs. Implicit Knowledge

10:30-11:00    Coffee break

Keynote lecture

11:00-12:00    Włodzisław Duch (Nicolaus Copernicus University, Dep. of Applied Informatics), Neurodynamics of Concepts

12:00-13:00    Max Urchs (European Business School, Institute of Business Ethics), Uwe Scheffler (Humboldt University of Berlin, Dep. of Philosophy), On Nets of Meaning

13:00-15:00    Lunch break

15:00-15:40    Marek Nasieniewski (Nicolaus Copernicus University, Dep. Of Logic), The minimal modal normal companion to the logic Int

15:40-16:20    Gerard Allwein (US Naval Research Laboratory, Center for High Assurance Computer Systems), Yingrui Yang (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Cognitive Science Department), William L. Harrison (University of Missouri, Department of Computer Science), Qualitative Decision Theory via Channel Theory 

16:20-16:40    Coffee break

16:40-17:20    Jiri Raclavsky (Masaryk University, Dep. of Philosophy), Petr Kuchynka (Masaryk University, Dep. of Philosophy), Tichy’s Transparent Intensional Logic and Conceptual/Derivation System

17:20-18:00    Alessio Moretti (University of Neuchatel, Institute of Philosophy), The “Geometry of Logical Opposition” and the Possible Neo-Gestaltian Renewal of Cognitive Science

19:00    Conference dinner

May 15 (Saturday)

Keynote Lecture

9:30-10:30    Paweł Kawalec (John Paul II Catholic Univ. of Lublin, Dep. of Philosophy), Probabilistic Argumentation Theory. John Pollock's Objective Non-Bayesian Probability

10:30-10:40    Coffee break

10:40-11:20    Piotr Kulicki (John Paul II Catholic Univ. of Lublin, Dep. of Foundations of Computer Science), Robert Trypuz (John Paul II Catholic Univ. of Lublin, Department of Logic), Internal and External Actions In Deontic Action Logic

11:20-12:00    Peter Verdee (Gent University, Centre for Logic and Philosophy of Science), Stephan van der Waart van Gulik (Gent University, Department of Philosophy and Moral Sciences), Learning Through Logic: Restricting Non-Monotonic Inference in a Pragmatic Way

12:00-12:10    Coffee break

12:10-12:50    Paweł Łupkowski (Adam Mickiewicz University, Chair of Logic and Cognitive Science), A Formal Approach Exploring The Interrogator’s Perspective in the Turing Test    

12:50            Official Closing