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I specialize in philosophy of mind and philosophy of cognitive science with a focus on situated views of cognition. I have further research interests in moral psychology and philosophy of neuroscience.
I specialize in philosophy of mind and philosophy of cognitive science with a focus on situated views of cognition. I have further research interests in moral psychology and philosophy of neuroscience.

 

News and Upcoming Talks

  • March 2017 – I will be presenting at the Workshop on Mind and Value organized by Quebec’s inter-university research group on normativity, le Groupe de recherche interuniversitaire sur la normativé (GRIN).
  • February 2017 – I have been invited to lecture on Autonomy and Moral Responsibility for a Neuroethics course (NSCI 300) in the Neuroscience Program at McGill University.
  • Winter 2017 – I am currently teaching Mind, World, and Knowledge, an introductory course to metaphysics and epistemology at Carleton University.
  • I am a working with a team of neuroscientists and philosophers to test the effects of framing on punishment decisions involving violence risk assessment. Project Info available here. My research is funded through Duke University, subawarded from the John Templeton Foundation.

 Research Interests

The Extended Mind Thesis

My doctoral research investigated the metaphysical commitments of the extended mind thesis. If you are new to the thesis, this video by Prof. Andy Clark (Edinburgh) and this TED talk by Prof. David Chalmers (NYU) offer helpful introductions to their view.