Perception and Action

Graduate seminar

Bence Nanay

Spring 2012

 

Where?

C-203

When?

Thursday, 4pm-10pm, on the following days:

  

February 23 (no guest speaker)

March 22 (guest speaker: David Papineau)

April 19 (guest speaker: Elisabeth Pacherie)

May 3 (guest speaker: Pierre Jacob)

May 24 (guest speaker: Juan Carlos Gomez)

Evaluation:

Participation and presentation in class: 25%

Short written response for each class: 25%

3000 word paper at the end of the semester: 50%

No oral exam

 Readings (this may change):

February 23:

Bence Nanay: Between Perception and Action, Introduction and Chapter 2.

March 22:

David Papineau: Is representation rife?

Jamie Whyte: Success Semantics

Bence Nanay: Between Perception and Action, Chapter 5.

April 19:

Elisabeth Pacherie: The content of intentions

Kent Bach: A representational theory of action

Bence Nanay: Between Perception and Action, Chapter 4.

May 3:

Pierre Jacob and Marc Jeannerod: Precis of Ways of Seeing

Susanna Siegel: Which properties are represented in perception?

Bence Nanay: Between Perception and Action, Chapter 3.

May 24:

Juan-Carlos Gomez: Species comparative studies and cognitive development

Josep Call - Michael Tomasello: Does the chimpanzee have a theory of mind? 30 years later

Bence Nanay: Between Perception and Action, Chapter 6.