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Event: Bodies of Thought: Fleshy Subjects, Embodied Minds, & Human Natures

4 May 2011

The following event may be of interest to those interested in bioethics:

Bodies of Thought: Fleshy Subjects, Embodied Minds, & Human Natures

9th-10th June 2011, Royal Society of Edinburgh

Confirmed Keynote Speakers:

Dr Christine Battersby (Reader Emerita in Philosophy, University of Warwick)

Professor Susan Oyama (Professor Emerita ( ) in Psychology, John Jay College ( ) and CUNY Graduate Center ( ), New York ( ))

Professor Michael Wheeler (Professor of Philosophy, University of Stirling)

The aim of this event is to foster a dialogue between researchers in feminist philosophy working on debates around the body, and researchers in recent philosophy of the cognitive and biological sciences, particularly those with interests in embodied cognition and the extended mind.

For the full Conference Programme and to register, please go to: This conference is part of an RSE funded Research Network in the Arts and Humanities, based at the University of Dundee. For further information about the Network, Engendering Dialogue: Feminist Thought and Contemporary Debates in Art, Science and Education, please contact Dr Rachel Jones, Philosophy, School of Humanities, Dundee DD1 4HN, or email at:

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