Michael E. Bratman is a Professor of Philosophy and the U. G. and Abbie Birch Durfee Professor in the School of Humanities and Sciences at Stanford University. Bratman has written four books: Intention, Plans, and Practical Reason (1987), Faces of Intention: Selected Essays on Intention and Agency (1999), Structures of Agency: Essays (2007), and the upcoming Shared Agency: A Planning Theory of Acting Together.
CogSci 2013 is the 35th annual meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, held in Berlin, Germany, Wednesday, July 31 - Saturday, August 3, 2013.
CogSci 2013's theme is "Cooperative Minds: Social Interaction and Group Dynamics." This theme reflects a rapidly growing interest in the Cognitive Science community, namely a move from the study of individual cognition to the social realm.