Fifth BWS Annual  Conference: Wittgenstein, Enactivism and Animal Minds took place on 7 - 8 July 2012 at the University of Hertfordshire 

Conference proceedings are published in American Philosophical Quarterly
Vol. 50 No. 3, July 2013

Videos are online.

The archived Conference Programme is available for download and the report is inNewsletter no. 15.

photo of conference speakers by Ian Ground

Left to right: Peter Carruthers, Dan Hutto, Michael Tomasello, Mark Rowlands, Hans-Johann Glock, Dorit Bar-on, Daniele Moyal-Sharrock, Jose Medina, Colin Allen, Ned Block

photo of conference participants by Constantinos Athanasopoulos; action photos below by Ian Ground

Peter Carruthers

Seminar Room

Ned Block

Carolyn Wilde

Danièle Moyal-Sharrock




Mark Rowlands Colin Allen Hans-Johann Glock Daniel Hutto José  Medina

Conference organisers:
Daniele Moyal-Sharrock & Daniel D Hutto


Speakers were

Colin Allen (Indiana)
The geometry of partial understanding
Dorit Bar-On (UNC-Chapel Hill)
Mind: the gap
Ned Block (New York University)
The challenge to enactivism
Peter Carruthers (Maryland)
Animal minds are real, (distinctively) human minds are not
Hans-Johann Glock (Zurich)
Animal minds: a non-representationalist approach
Daniel D Hutto (Hertfordshire)
The reach of radical enactivism
Jose Medina (Vanderbilt)
An enactivist approach to the imagination
Daniele Moyal-Sharrock (Hertfordshire)
Wittgenstein's razor
Mark Rowlands (Miami)
Enactivism, intentionality and content
Michael Tomasello (Max Planck Institute)
If a chimpanzee could speak…