Skip to main content

Project on Causal Understanding: Workshops

Tool Use and Causal Cognition

4-6 July 2008, University of Warwick

Speakers: John Campbell (Berkeley), Alessandro Farne (INSERM), Georg Goldenberg (Munich), Alex Kacelnik (Oxford), Deborah Kelemen (Boston), Jeffrey Lockman (Tulane), Amy Needham (Duke), Laurie Santos (Yale), Charles Spence (Oxford), Elisabetta Visalberghi (Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche), James Woodward (Caltech)

more details


Understanding Counterfactuals / Understanding Causation

15-16 December 2007, University of Warwick.

Speakers: Sarah Beck (Psychology, Birmingham); Dorothy Edgington (Philosophy, Oxford); Christopher Hitchcock (Philosophy, Caltech); David Mandel (Psychology, Toronto); Peter Menzies (Philosophy, Macquarie); Josef Perner & Eva Rafetseder (Psychology, Salzburg); Johannes Roessler (Philosophy, Warwick); David Sobel (Cognitive and Linguistic Sciences, Brown); James Woodward (Philosophy, Caltech)

more details


Understanding Perception and Causation

12-13 May 2007, University of Warwick. Organised by Hemdat Lerman and Johannes Roessler.

Speakers: John Campbell (Philosophy, Berkeley), Bill Child (Philosophy, Oxford), Martin Doherty (Psychology, Stirling), Christoph Hoerl (Philosophy, Warwick), Teresa McCormack (Psychology, Belfast), Mike Martin (Philosophy, UCL) and Liz Robinson (Psychology, Warwick).

more details

One-day workshop on the Psychology of Counterfactuals
University of Birmingham, 10th September 2006. organized by Sarah Beck (Birmingham)

Speakers: John Clibbens (Plymouth), Josef Perner & Eva Rafetseder (Salzburg), Rob Guttentag (Greensboro), Sarah Beck (Birmingham)

Project Workshop: Causal Understanding and Intuitive Physics
University of Warwick, 1st-3rd April 2005

Speakers: Josep Call (Psychology, MPI Leipzig), John Campbell (Philosophy, Berkeley), Alison Gopnik (Psychology, Berkeley), Daniel Povinelli (Psychology, Louisiana), Brian Scholl (Psychology, Yale), Laura Schulz (Psychology, MIT), Su-Hua Wang (Psychology, Santa Cruz), James Woodward (Philosophy, Caltech)

For further information about this workshop, please click here
supported by the British Academy.

Causal Understanding - Exploratory Workshop
Girton College, Cambridge, 3rd-4th April 2004

sponsored by the AHRB Project on Consciousness and Self Consciousness and the Humanities Research Centre, University of Warwick.

Speakers: Bill Child (Philosophy, Oxford), Josep Call (Max Planck Institute, Leipzig), Anthony Dickinson (Psychology, Cambridge), György Gergely (Psychology, Budapest). Anthony Marcel (MRC-CBU, Cambridge), Josef Perner (Psychology, Salzburg), James Russell (Psychology, Cambridge), Anne Schlottman (Psychology, UCL)