dr. sc. OLGA MARKIČ, assistant professor.
Olga Markič is an associate professor at the Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana, and her main research interests are: philosophy of mind, philosophy of cognitive science, logic and theory of argumentation.
BSc (1. degree) Mathematics (University of Ljubljana, 1982); BSc Philosophy (Univ. of Ljubljana, 1992); Research assistant, Faculty of Arts – Univ. of Ljubljana, 1993 – 1998; MA Philosophy (Univ. of Ljubljana, 1995); PhD (Univ. of Ljubljana, 1998): “Connectionism and the Philosophy of Mind”
University of Ljubljana: Faculty of Arts, Faculty of social sciences, Interdisciplinary joint diploma master program Cognitive science (MeiCogsci) : Logic and argumentation, Philosophy of mind, Philosophy of cognitive sciences, Emotions and cognition, Theories of consciousness, Introduction to cognitive science, Introduction to Philosophy. // Visiting professor (2004 – 2007, 2012) Budapest Semester in Cognitive Science, Eötvös University, Budapest. // CEEPUS network (2001-2003, 2005 – ): Lectures at Jagiellonian University, Krakow; Charles University,
Prague; Eötvös Lorand University, Budapest; New Bulgarian University, Sofia; Comenius University, Bratislava and University of Vienna. // SOCRATES ERASMUS exchange (2007): lectures at the University of Valencia.
SCIENTIFIC PROJECTS: (former project collaborations):
TEMPUS project (1993 – 1996): “Phenomenology and Cognitive Science”, postgraduate studies at Royal Holloway University of London; “Cognitive nature of the mind” – National research project 2001-2004; // “Methodological aspects of research of cognitive processes – learning and decision-making” -National research project 2007 – 2010; // ERASMUS project for the curriculum development of the joint degree MEi:CogSci (Middle European Interdisciplinary Joint Master Program in Cognitive Science (2005 – 2007); // 4. ESS project for the implementation
of the interdisciplinary master program in Cognitive science (2006– 2007)
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS (in English):
1. “Representations in Connectionism”. In E. Baumgartner, W. Baumgartner, B. Borstner, M. Potrč, J. Shawe-Taylor, E. Valentine (eds.). Handbook Phenomenology & Cognitive Science), Dettelbach: Verlag Josef F. Rö ll, 1996. pp. 271-284.
2. “Connectionism and the language of thought : the cross-context stability of representations”. Acta analytica., 1999, l14, 22, pp. 43-57.
3. “Logic and cognitive models”. In Schurz, G. in Uršič, M. (eds.) Beyond Classical Logic: philosophical and computational investigations in deductive reasoning and relevance, Conceptus – studien 13, Academia Ferlag, Sankt
Augustin, 1999, pp. 141-159.
4. “Nonreductive materialism and the problem of causal exclusion”. Grazer philosophische Studien, 2002, [Vol.] 63, pp. 79-88.
5. “Causal Emergentism”. Acta Analytica, 2004, vol. 19, no. 33, pp. 66-81.
6. “Neuroscience and the image of the mind”. In Žerovnik, E., Markič, O., Ule, A. (ed.) Philosophical insights about modern science. New York: Nova Science Publishers, 2009, pp. 135-144.
7. “Rationality and emotions in decision making”. Interdisciplinary Description of
Complex Systems 2009, 7 (2), pp. 54-64.
8. “Science and religion: a case of cognitive science”. In Primorac, Z. (ed.) Suvremena znanost i vjera : zbornik radova s međunarodnog znanstvenog skupa Mostar, 29th- 30th November 2010. Mostar: Fakultet prirodoslovno-matematičkih i odgojnih znanosti Sveučilišta u Mostaru; Ljubljana: Filozofska fakulteta, 2011, pp. 51-68.
9. “First- and third-person approaches: the problem of integration”. Interdisciplinary
Description of Complex Systems 2012, 10 (3), pp.213-222.
10. Mind in nature: from science to philosophy (together with Uršič, M. and Ule., A.). New York: Nova Science Publishers, 2012.
11. “Understanding the rational mind: The philosophy of mind and cognitive science”. In Pleh, C. et. al. (eds.) New perspectives on the history of cognitive science, Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 2013, pp. 143-151