Schedule

Workshop at Artificial Life XV.

July 4, 2016. Cancún, Mexico

   1st Session :: Introduction — Biological Foundations of Enactivism (9:00-10:45) Duration
09:00 Eran Agmon — welcome 00:10
09:10 Nathaniel Virgo — the need for new foundations 00:10
09:20 Ezequiel Di Paolo “Concrete life: An enactive approach” 00:30
09:50 Randall Beer “On the origin of gliders” 00:25
10:15 Commentary and Discussion 00:30
Coffee Break (10:45-11:15)
 2nd Session — Comparing Perspectives  (11:15-13:00)
11:15 Mark Bickhard “Inter- and En- Activism: Thermodynamics, Emergence, and Mind” 00:35
11:50 Inman Harvey “I don’t see what the problem is?” + response from Matthew Egbert 00:25
12:15 Mario Villalobos “Enactivism, autopoietic theory, and the trivial nature of living beings” 00:15
12:30 Commentary and Discussion 00:30
Lunch (13:00-14:30)
 3rd session — Social, Developmental and Evolutionary Enactivism (14:30-16:15)
14:30 Matthew Egbert “Agency and (the origins of) Evolution” 00:15
14:45 Ximena Gonzalez-Grandon “Phenomenological maintenance of autonomous agents.” 00:15
15:00 Melina Gastelum Vargas “Enactive temporality emerging from coordination structuring” 00:15
15:15 Dobromir Dotov & Tom Froese “Comparative enactivism. A set theoretic analysis to detect different forms of causal closure in self-maintaining system” 00:15
15:30 Nathaniel Virgo “The emergence of closure” 00:15
15:45 Commentary and Discussion 00:30
Coffee Break (15:45-16:15)
 4th session — Bring swimsuit