My office hours Spring ’24 are:

Tuesdays 2-3:30
Wednesdays 1-3
Thursdays 2:30-4

My office is Sawyer 503. I am also available by appointment (including Zoom meetings).


S p r i n g 2024   C o u r s e s

— Introduction to Philosophy: Mind 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

Skepticism & Relativism Tutorial for First-Year Students
— Embodiment and Consciousness: A Cross-Cultural Exploration w/ Georges Dreyfus
— Philosophy Senior Seminar: Skepticism
— Contemporary Philosophy of Mind
— Philosophy of Animals
— History of Modern Philosophy
— Ethics of AI
— 21st Century Epistemology
— Advanced Topics in Cognitive Science
— Tutorial on Consciousness
Current trends in Cognitive Science Senior Seminar

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)
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)

The free energy principle; complex systems; aesthetics and cognition; ethics and AI; generative models including LLMs; irrationality; skepticism; eliminativism/mind as mechanism; neural constraints on cognitive explanations; animal cognition; Hume; reducing animal suffering; stream of consciousness literature; sports and embodied cognition.