Workshop on Kristin Andrews "Do apes read minds?: Toward a new folk psychology" and philosophy of animal minds

Speakers and tentative schedule

  • 11:00-1:00 Kristin Andrews (York University)
    "Folk Psychology as Person Reading" (abstract)
  • 1:00-3:00 Lunch
  • 3:00-4:00 Brian Huss (York University)
    "Anthropomorphism, Anthropectomy, and the Null Hypothesis in Animal Cognition Research" (abstract)
  • 4:00-4:30 Hisashi Nakao (Nagoya University)
    "Comments and questions (1): Why did the attribution of propositional attitudes evolve?" (abstract)
  • 4:30-5:00 Kei Yoshida (Tokyo University)
    "Comments and questions (2): Andrews on the Social Intelligence Hypothesis" (abstract)
  • 5:00-5:15 Coffee Break
  • 5:15-6:30 Author's reply and discussions
  • 7:00- Dinner