Teaching

My office hours are Mondays 2-4, Tuesdays 2-3:30, and Wednesdays 3-5
(and by appointment)


F a l l   2 0 1 7   
C o u r s e s

PHIL 116 Perception and Reality
COGS/PSYC/PHIL 222 Minds, Brains, and Intelligent Behavior: An Introduction to Cognitive Science


P r e v i o u s   
C o u r s e s

Philosophy of Mind
Skepticism & Relativism Tutorial
The Embodied Mind: Meditative Practices, the Mind Sciences, and the Philosophy of Mind (co-taught with Georges Dreyfus)
Introduction to Moral & Political Philosophy
Tutorial on Hume’s Treatise of Human Nature
History of Modern Philosophy
Philosophy of Language & Philosophy of Mind
Contemporary Epistemology (and a slightly modified tutorial version)
Philosophy of Animals
Skepticism Senior Seminar
Current trends in Cognitive Science Senior Seminar
Concepts
Tutorial on Consciousness
Kant’s Critique of Pure Reason
Philosophical Naturalism
Philosophy of Psychology
Neural Network Models of Cognition (with Neil Stillings)
Relativism & Truth
Foundations & Methods of Cognitive Science
A History of Psychology


R e s o u r c e s   
f o r   S t u d e n t s

— Introduction to metaphysics and epistemology writing tutor

 

T h i n g s   I   a m   t h i n k i n g   a b o u t
(Feel welcome to ask me about them if you are, too)

Irrationality; skepticism; meditation; eliminativism/mind as mechanism; neural constraints on cognitive explanations; animal cognition; Hume; reducing animal suffering; stream of consciousness literature; sports and embodied cognition.