CFP: Computers and Philosophy (France) (11/18/05; 5/3/06-5/5/06)

full name / name of organization: 
Colin SCHMIDT
contact email: 
Colin.Schmidt@univ-lemans.fr

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COMPUTERS & PHILOSOPHY, an International Conference
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Le Mans University, Laval, France, 3-5 May, 2006

Chair: C.T.A. Schmidt Colin.Schmidt_at_univ-lemans.fr e-mail

http://www.iut-laval.univ-lemans.fr/i-CaP_2006/

IMPORTANT DATES (check conference url for up-to-date information)
Friday November 18 th 2005 Submission deadline for extended abstracts
(1000 wds.)
3-5 May 2006, Conference in Laval France

GENERAL INFORMATION
>From Wednesday 3rd to Friday 5th May 2006 THE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON COMPUTERS & PHILOSOPHY will be held at Le Mans University in Laval (near Rennes, France).

Overview: Those interested in the study of philosophical problems and
related technological applications are encouraged to participate.
Philosophical, epistemological, theological and anthropological stances
on the construction and use of machines, computers and Robots are of
relevance to the conference.

Within the framework of the programme, we are looking forward to the
contributions of some eminent thinkers:
USA Daniel DENNETT, Philosophy, Tufts
USA Rodney BROOKS, Robotics, MIT
Italy Lorenzo MAGNANI, Logic & Philosophy, Pavia
UK Margaret BODEN, Art. Intelligence, Cognitive Sc. & Philosophy, Sussex
Canada Daniel VANDERVEKEN, Logic & Language, UQTR
Thailand Darryl MACER, UNESCO Reg. Adviser for Soc.& Human Sc. in
Asia-Pacific
UK Noel SHARKEY, Computation & Robotics, Sheffield

Please see web site for full details; programme, topics, accommodation,
registration as well as a colourful poster and detailed information on
plenary session talks.

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