Day 1: Thursday, November 30th

10:30 - 11:00 Opening remarks

11:00 - 11:45   Invited talk

Katsunori Miyahara  (Hokkaido University)

Enacting respect in empathy

11:45 - 12:15  Talk

 Lei Muchun  (Renmin University of China)

Situating the Minimal Self in the World——From the Perspective of Depersonalization-Derealizatoin Disorder

14:00 - 14:30  Talk

Yaqi Chen  (Tsinghua University)

Cultural Design and Spatial Transformation of Traditional Decorative Aesthetics in the Perspective of Technological Forms

14:30 - 15:00  Talk

Russell Meyer(Institute of Philosophy, Chinese Academy of Sciences)

Demystifying Situated Explanations

15:15 - 16:00  Invited Talk

Mark James (Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology)

Eco-Behavioural Design: An Embodied-Complexity Program for Individual Behaviour Change

16:00 - 16:30  Talk

Giulio Ongaro (Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech))

Towards a cognitive science of collective intentions

16:30 - 17:00 Talk

Linfan Zhu  (Fudan University)

Rethinking the Cognitive Boundary: A New Perspective on the Extended Mind Hypothesis


Day 2: Friday, December 1st

11:00 - 11:45  Online Talk

Nick Brancazio  (University of Adelaide)

Is Pluralism in E-Cognition Possible?

11:45 - 12:15  Online Talk

Juan Manuel González De Piñera(Universidad de Buenos Aires)

Family resemblances between enactivist psychologies

14:00 - 14:30  Talk

Zhan Xinyi  (Peking University)

Exploring the Role of Episodic Memories in Forming the Sense of Personal Identity

14:30 - 15:00  Talk

Chang Meihui  (Nankai University)

Generalized Neurophenomenology: A better approach to naturalize phenomenology

15:15 - 16:00  Invited Talk

Yu Feng  (East China Normal University)

On the “Grand Unity” of Predictive Mind

16:00 - 16:30  Talk

An Xiuyuan  (Fudan University)

Reasoning, Thought Transition and Higher-Order Thought

16:30 - 17:00  Closing remarks

Keynote Speakers Introduction 

Dr. Katsunori Miyahara is a Specially Appointed Lecturer at the Center for Human Nature, Artificial Intelligence, and Neuroscience (CHAIN), Hokkaido University, Japan. His current research interests include Philosophy of cognitive science, Phenomenology and Philosophy of AI.

Dr. Nick Brancazio is a researcher affiliated with the Philosophy Department at the University of Adelaide. Her current work looks at agential and interactive dynamics in abiotic and collective systems. 

Dr. Russell Meyer is a distinguished postdoctoral fellow at the Institute of Philosophy, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CASIP). He is currently studying the cognition of simple but intelligent invertebrates, and what their abilities can reveal about the basis of human cognition. 

Dr. Mark M. James is a post-doctoral fellow at Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology. His current research focuses on questions of wellbeing in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, exploring the intersection between embodied cognitive science, design and digital technologies. 

Dr. Yu Feng is an associate professor in department of philosophy at East China Normal University. His current research interests include philosophy of mind, epistemology, philosophy of cognitive sciences. 


4th Floor, South Building, Building 4

Chinese Academy of Sciences Software Park

Zhongguancun South 4th Street Haidian District Beijing


November 30th - December 1st


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Deadline: 9:00 am on November 30th


Institute of Philosophy, Chinese Academy of Sciences 

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