Barbara Webb

Barbara is Prof. of Biorobotics at the Institute for Perception, Action and Behaviour, School of Informatics, Edinburgh. She works on building and understanding computational and physical models for perceptual systems and behaviour control.

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Philosophy and the Sciences: Introduction to the Philosophy of Physical Sciences (Coursera)

What is the origin of our universe? What are dark matter and dark energy? This is the first part of the course 'Philosophy and the Sciences', dedicated to Philosophy of the Physical Sciences. Scientific research across the physical sciences has raised pressing questions for philosophers. The goal of this [...]
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Philosophy and the Sciences: Introduction to the Philosophy of Cognitive Sciences (Coursera)

Jan 17th 2022
Philosophy and the Sciences: Introduction to the Philosophy of Cognitive Sciences (Coursera)
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What is our role in the universe as human agents capable of knowledge? What makes us intelligent cognitive agents seemingly endowed with consciousness? This is the second part of the course 'Philosophy and the Sciences', dedicated to Philosophy of the Cognitive Sciences. Scientific research across the cognitive sciences has [...]
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