Below is a link and the schedule for a conference that should be of interest to gardeners that will be held at Franklin and Marshall College during spring 2008.
Conference (March 28-29, 2008): Human Action and the Natural World
This conference will bring together philosophers, psychologists, and cognitive scientists to investigate the place human agency has in the natural world.
Friday, March 28
4:30-6:15: Jennifer Hornsby (Professor of Philosophy, University of London; co-director Rational Agency section, Center for the Study of Mind in Nature, Oslo), "The Nature of Actions"
Saturday, March 29
9:45-11:30: Mark Bickhard (Henry R. Luce Professor in Cognitive Robotics and The Philosophy of Knowledge, Lehigh University), "From Agency to Social Agency"
2:00-3:45: Carsten Hansen (Associate Professor of Philosophy, Oslo University), "Linguistic Agency and Understanding"
4:00-5:45: Alfred Mele (William H. and Lucyle T. Werkmeister Professor of Philosophy, Florida State University), "Free Will and Neuroscience"