Critical Neuroscience: Final Evening Lecture by Prof Vittorio Gallese



From mirror neurons to Embodied Simulation


Lecture by Prof Vittorio Gallese (University of Parma)


Response by Prof Ariane Bazan (ULB)


This is the public part of the specialist course of the doctoral school of UGent, more info on the specialist course (for registered PhD-students only) can be found here.

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Organised by the Centre for Critical Philosophy of the University of Ghent together with the Doctoral School of Arts, Humanities and Law & Doctoral School of Social and Behavioural Sciences, Ghent University, and in close cooperation with the University of Antwerp (UA), the University of Leuven (KU Leuven) and the Free University of Brussels (ULB).

23 May 2013


Lecture theatre Auditorium B, Faculty of Arts and Philosophy, Blandijnberg 2, Gent


Jan De Vos

In the same series

Thursday, 7 March 2013

Introduction to the series by Jan De Vos. Lecture by Prof Howard Caygill (Kingston University, London): Psychiatry and the Neurosciences;  Response by Dr Farah Focquaert (UGent)

Thursday, 7 March 2013:

19:30-21:30: Lecture by Dr. Marc De Kesel (Artevelde Gent/KU Leuven/Radboud Nijmegen): Neuroscience as Ideology Critique; Response by Dr Jan De Vos (UGent)

Thursday, 21 March 2013

19:30-21:30: Lecture by Prof Ariane Bazan (UL Bruxelles): The case of jouissance contra neural plasticity. Pleading mental causality in favor of an ethics of subjective liability; Response by Prof Andreas De Block (KU Leuven)

Thursday, 18 April 2013

19:30-21:30: Lecture by Prof Jan Slaby (Free University Berlin): The Philosophy of 'Critical Neuroscience'; Response by Prof Peter Reynaert (UA)

Thursday, 2 May 2013

19:30-21:30: Lecture by Prof Aikaterini Fotopoulou (King’s College London): Between the Two Cultures: Neuroscientific Research on the Bodily Ego; Response by Prof Helena De Preester (UGent)

Thursday, 23 May 2013

19:30-21:30: Lecture by Prof Vittorio Gallese (University of Parma): From mirror neurons to Embodied Simulation. A second-person approach to intersubjectivity; Response by Prof Ariane Bazan (ULB)