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What are we doing when we theorise about context sensitivity?
(Routledge, 2017-03-22) - Book item,
Two-dimensionalism and the social character of meaning
(2014-04) - Journal article,
This paper develops and critiques the two-dimensionalist account of mental content developed by David Chalmers. I first explain Chalmers's account and show that it resists some popular criticisms. I then argue that the ...
Critical Notice: Consciousness and the prospects of physicalism, by Derk Pereboom
(2014) - Journal item,
I question Pereboom's idea that introspection might be radically mistaken, and his constitution-based physicalist metaphysics.
Property identities and modal arguments
(2011-11) - Journal article,
Many physicalists about the mind are committed to claims about property identities. Following Kripke's well-known discussion, modal arguments have emerged as major threats to such claims. This paper argues that modal ...
Knowing without knowing : implicit cognition and the minds of infants and animals
(2017) - Journal article,
The main aim of this paper is to highlight the need to address the conceptual problem of “implicit knowledge” or “implicit cognition” —a notion especially important in the study of the nonverbal minds of animals and infants. ...
Review of The Myth of the Intuitive, by Max Deutsch
(2017) - Journal item,
No help on the hard problem
(2016-11-17) - Journal item,
The hard problem of consciousness is to explain why certain physical states are conscious: why do they feel the way they do, rather than some other way or no way at all? Arthur Reber (2016) claims to solve the hard problem. ...
Indexicality, transparency, and mental files
(2014) - Journal article,
Francois Recanati’s Mental Files (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012) presents a picture of the mind on which mental representations are indexical and transparent. I dispute this picture: there is no clear case for ...