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10th Anniversary Marshall M. Weinberg Symposium (Virtual)

The Cognitive Science of Concepts: Contrasting Perspectives Across the Disciplines
Friday, March 25, 2022
9:50 AM-4:30 PM
The 10th anniversary Marshall M. Weinberg Symposium will take place virtually via Zoom on Friday, March 25, 2022. The theme of the symposium is "The Cognitive Science of Concepts: Contrasting Perspectives Across the Disciplines."


9:50-10:00 am
Opening Remarks

10:00-10:50 am
How Concepts Develop: A Case Study on Social Essentialism; Marjorie Rhodes (NYU)

11:00-11:50 am
Vaulting the Conceptual Divide, Boots First: How Radical Conceptual Change Might Be Possible; Michael Strevens (NYU)

12:00-1:20 pm
Lunch and small groups with speakers

1:30-2:20 pm
Becoming Human: How (and How Early) Do Infants Link Language, Culture and Concepts?; Sandra Waxman (Northwestern)

2:30-3:20 pm
How Chimpanzees Understand the World; Michael Tomasello (Duke)

3:30-4:30 pm
Panel Discussion
Building: Off Campus Location
Location: Virtual
Event Type: Conference / Symposium
Tags: Cognitive Science, symposium
Source: Happening @ Michigan from Weinberg Institute for Cognitive Science, Department of Linguistics