Elzė Sigutė Mikalonytė with Edoardo Chidichimo

Season 3, Episode 2,   May 17, 11:00 AM

Elzė Sigutė Mikalonytė  is a Research Associate at the Department of Psychology and a Junior Research Fellow at Wolfson College, University of Cambridge.
Her research interests are in aesthetics, metaphysics, experimental philosophy, and philosophy of cognitive science. She currently works on the project “Higher Values: Aesthetic Experiences, Transcendence, and Prosociality” with Prof. Simone Schnall and Dr Ryan Doran.
Her doctoral work focused on the philosophy of music and the ontology of musical works. As part of her doctoral research, Elzė conducted experimental philosophy studies in musical ontology. She has also investigated other topics in experimental philosophy of aesthetics, such as the folk concept of art, judgments of the identity of artworks, and intuitions on AI-created art.

Edoardo Chidichimo is a social anthropologist and computational neuroscientist who is interested in all things social. Combining anthropology, AI, mathematics, and philosophy, Edoardo seeks to address sociality in the broadest way, confronting disciplinary niches and pushing toward an integrated study of interpersonal human behaviour and cognition.
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ec750
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