The Center for Neurotechnology Studies of the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies  presented a special CCNELSI (Capital Consortium for Neuroscience: Ethical, Legal and Social Issues: event, "Neuroscience and Pragmatism: Productive Prospects," from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm on Friday, June 10, 2011. The conference brought together pragmatist philosophers interested in neuroscience and neuroscientists interested in pragmatism. Click below to watch video of the event.

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Please note: The views of guest speakers are the speakers' alone and do not represent the views of the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies or its staff.  The Potomac Institute is a non-partisan, not-for-profit research organization dedicated to the free exchange of ideas for the purpose of informing public policy.



Lt. Col. William Casebeer, PhD, USAF: Cognitive science

Prof. Anthony Chemero, PhD, Franklin and Marshall College: Neurophilosophy

Prof. David Franks, PhD, Virginia Commonwealth University: Sociology

Prof. James Giordano, PhD, Potomac Institute for Policy Studies, University of Oxford: Neuroscience and neuroethics

Prof. Teed Rockwell, PhD, Sonoma State University: Cognitive science

Prof. Jay Schulkin, PhD, Georgetown University, Department of Neuroscience, Center for Brain Basis of Cognition

Prof. John Shook, PhD, George Mason University: Neuroethics and pragmatism

Tibor Solymosi, PhDc, Southern Illinois University: Neurophilosophy




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