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43rd Annual KJSNA Meetings
2022

Spring
2022
April 13 - 16, 2022
Vancouver, Canada
The Westin Bayshore
Spring
2022
May 6-28, 2022
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APA 96th PACIFIC DIVISION ANNUAL MEETING (Vancouver, Canada)

April 13 - 16, 2022

 

Symbolic Form, Nihilism, and the Conflict of Reason

Program Chair: Pierre Keller (University of California, Riverside)

Thursday, April 14

6:00 - 8:00 pm

SESSION ONE: Author meets Critics
Cassirer
(Routledge, 2021)

Chair: Jessica Ludescher Imanaka (Seattle University)

Author: Samantha Matherne (Harvard University)

Critics: Luigi Filieri (Johannes Gutenberg Universität Mainz, Germany)
Jeremy Heis (University of California, Irvine)
Michael E. Moore (University of Iowa)
Alan Richardson (University of British Columbia, Canada)

 

Friday, April 15

7:00 - 9:00 pm

SESSION TWO: Author meets Critics
For the Love of Metaphysics:
Nihilism and the Conflict of Reason from Kant to Rosenzweig

(Oxford University Press, 2018)

Chair: Jessica Ludescher Imanaka (Seattle University)

Author: Karin Nisenbaum (Syracuse University)

Critics: Richard Eldridge (University of Tennessee, Knoxville)
Jacqueline Mariña (Purdue University)
Alexandra Newton (University of California, Riverside)
Nicholas Stang (University of Toronto, Canada)



VIRTUAL ONLINE MEETINGS

May 6 - 28, 2022

 

Affective Computing and Face-Recognition

Program Chair: Stefano Papa (University of Vienna, Austria)

Friday, May 6

SESSION ONE: Author meets Critics
Künstliche Intelligenz und Empathie
(Reclam, 2021)

Chair: Michael C. Brannigan (Albany Medical College)

Author: Catrin Misselhorn (Universität Göttingen, Germany)

Critics:
Fruzsina Molnár-Gábor (Heidelberg Academy of Sciences and Humanities, Germany)
Jörg U. Noller (University of Konstanz, Germany)
John P. Sullins (Sonoma State University)

 

Saturday, May 7

9:00 am (US Pacific), noon (US Eastern), 17:00 (GMT London), 18:00 (CET, Zurich)

SESSION TWO:
The Engineering and Mimicry of Emotion in AI Research

Chair: Stefano Papa (University of Vienna, Austria)

Speakers:

Ulrich Furbach (Universität Koblenz, Germany)
On Reasoning, Commonsense Knowledge, and Consciousness

Michal Kosinski (Stanford University)
Determining Psychological Traits with Facial Recognition Algorithms

Christoph Lütge (Technical University of Munich, Germany)
Remarks on Human-Centric AI and Related Moral Issues

Andrew McStay (Bangor University, UK)
Prosocial Emotional AI: Learning from Jaspers' Anti-Theory



 

Special Session

Program Chair: Helmut Wautischer (Sonoma State University)

Saturday, May 28

Book Discussion
The Psychology of Totalitarianism
(Chelsea Green, 2022)
Author: Mattias Desmet (Ghent University, Belgium)

Chair: Helmut Wautischer (Sonoma State University)

Critics:
Leila Faghfouri Azar (University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands)
S. Nassir Ghaemi (Tufts University School of Medicine)
Vicky Iakovou (University of the Aegean, Mytilene, Greece)
Ed Mendelowitz (Saybrook University)
Michael Schwartz (The Texas A&M College of Medicine)