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