LINGUIST List 8.1482

Tue Oct 14 1997

Confs: Origin of Cognitive Sciences

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  1. Roberto Poli, The Origin of Cognitive Sciences

Message 1: The Origin of Cognitive Sciences

Date: Mon, 13 Oct 1997 12:25:59 +0200
From: Roberto Poli <>
Subject: The Origin of Cognitive Sciences

Mitteleuropaeisches Kulturinstitut / Istituto Mitteleuropeo di Cultura (B
Europaeische Akademie / Accademia Europea (Bozen)

The Origins of the Cognitive Sciences 1870-1930
Theories of Representation

DECEMBER, 12-13, 1997

December 12, Morning

9.00 Opening
9.30-10.30 Liliana Albertazzi (Trento), Presentational Primitives
10.30-11.30 Martin Kusch (Munchen), The Politics of Representation: Soc
Variables of the Thought Psychology Controversy, 1900 to 1920
11.30-12.00 Coffee Break
12.00-13.00 Riccardo Luccio (Firenze), Representation in Psychophysics

December 12, Afternoon

15.00-16.00 Jan Sebestik (Paris), Logical (Bolzano) and Phenomenological
(Mach) Theories of Representation
16.00-17.00 Gianni Zanarini (Bologna), Helmholtz' and Mach's Theories on
17.00-17.30 Coffee Break
17.30-18.30 Salvo Dagostino (Roma), The Bild Conception of Physical Theory
from Helmholtz to Schrodinger
18.30-19.30 Robin Rollinger (Freiburg), Sensorial Localization in Lotze

December 13, Morning

9.00-10.00 Karl Schuhmann (Utrecht), The Concept of Bild in the Early
10.00-11.00 Elisabeth Valentine (London), Analytic Psychology
in G.F. Stout 
11.00-11.30 Coffee Break 
11.30-12.30 W. Wildgen,
Gestaltpsychologie und Semiotik: der Beitrag Kurt Lewins

December 13, Afternoon

15.00-16.00 Ruggero Pierantoni (Genova), The Children's Drawings as
Sensitive Probes sent into the Realm of Representations 
Luciano Mecacci (Firenze), Morphological Classification of Concepts
17.00-17.30 Coffee Break 
17.30-18.30 Alfred Zimmer (Regensburg), The
Function of Multiple Formats in Mental Representation 

A small number of bursaries are available to qualified students in
order to meet the costs of participation.

For information write to:
Liliana Albertazzi
Department of Sociology and Social Research
26, Verdi street
38100 Trento -- Italy
Tel. ++39-461-881-403
Fax: ++39-461-881-348

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