[11 February 2015] The Creativity of Undergoing, a talk by Tim Ingold

[11 February 2015] The Creativity of Undergoing, a talk by Tim Ingold

Timothy Ingold Lecture Theatre 50 George Square 11 February 2015 5.30 Listen to the talk and Q&A session here Creativity is often portrayed as an X-factor that accounts for the spontaneous generation of the absolutely new. Yet the obsession with novelty implies a focus on final products and a retrospective attribution of their forms to […]

[Talk date: 14 January 2015] Playing God(s): Virtual World Creation, Online Spirituality and the Law

 [Talk date: 14 January 2015] Playing God(s): Virtual World Creation, Online Spirituality and the Law

Crag Seminar 14 January 2015: Lecture Theatre G.03 – 5.30 pm A talk by: Burkhard Schafer Professor of Computational Legal Theory Director, SCRIPT Centre for IT and IP University of Edinburgh School of Law http://www.law.ed.ac.uk/people/burkhardschafer Entire session sound capture: Abstract: The creation of virtual worlds such as the popular MMOPRGs is sometimes trivialised as a […]

[28 January 2015] When Groups Know More than their Members Do: The Creation of Epistemic Group Agents and the Acquisition of Collective Knowledge

[28 January 2015] When Groups Know More than their Members Do: The Creation of Epistemic Group Agents and the Acquisition of Collective Knowledge

Spyridon Orestis Palermos AHRC-funded Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Edinburgh, EIDYN Centre, Extended Knowledge Project School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences Department of Philosophy When Groups Know More than their Members Do: The Creation of Epistemic Group Agents and the Acquisition of Collective Knowledge How do groups store, share, and generate knowledge? Moreover, can groups […]

Why art is nothing special: Inner imaginary experience, concrete imagination, intuitive skills and aesthetic pleasure in everyday life [Talk date: 16 October 2015]

Why art is nothing special: Inner imaginary experience, concrete imagination, intuitive skills and aesthetic pleasure in everyday life [Talk date: 16 October 2015]

As part of the Crag inaugural gathering (16 October 2014), we were happy to receive Martin Fortier who spoke about artistic cognition in everyday life. Martin’s invitation from Paris was made possible with the support of the French Institute in the UK in collaboration with the University of Edinburgh (DELC, LLC).Read the detailed abstract of […]

Creation and creativity through the eyes of a (quantum) scientist, a talk by Adam Kirrander [25 February 2015]

Creation and creativity through the eyes of a (quantum) scientist, a talk by Adam Kirrander [25 February 2015]

Crag Seminar 25 February 2015: Lecture Theatre G.03 – 5.30 50 George Square The University of Edinburgh Creation and creativity through the eyes of a (quantum) scientist Adam Kirrander School of Chemistry, University of Edinburgh Audio of the talk and Q&A here I discuss the act of creation from the perspective of a practicing scientist, […]