Perceptual Capacities and Psychophysics



26-27 October 2018, Department of Philosophy, Rutgers University


All talks are in the seminar room of the Rutgers philosophy department

106 Somerset St., 5th floor, New Brunswick

 

Friday, October 26



2-3:30




3:30-5:00




coffee break



5:30-7:00 





7:00





Saturday, October 27



9:30-11:00





11- 12:30





lunch



2-3:30






All are welcome. There is no registration fee for the workshop. If you plan to participate in the lunch on Saturday, please contact Dee Payton, the workshop manager, at capacities.psychophysics@gmail.com.



Childcare is available to all workshop participants at a reasonable rate. For more information, please contact capacities.psychophysics@gmail.com.




Casey O’Callaghan (Washington University St. Louis): “Senses as Capacities”

Chair: Susanna Schellenberg (Rutgers)



Michael Rescorla (UCLA): “Perceptual Representation”

Chair: Christopher Peacocke (Columbia)






Lisa Scott (University of Florida): “Feature and Strategy use in the Early Acquisition of Perceptual Expertise”

Chair: Chaz Firestone (John Hopkins University)



Dinner for speakers and chairs at Efes








Jacob Beck (York University): “Perception is Analog: The Argument from Weber’s Law”

Chair: Dee Payton (Rutgers)



Justin Halberda (John Hopkins University) & Paul Pietroski (Rutgers): “Magnitude Representation and their Role in Quantification”

Chair: Antonia Peacocke (NYU & Stanford)






Nico Orlandi (UCSC): “Representational Role”

Chair: Brian McLaughlin (Rutgers)