Philosophy of Mind, especially consciousness and intentionality and sensation
Philosophy of Language
Courses Recently Taught
Consciousness and Its Function (Spring 2011)
Proseminar (Co-taught with Stephen Neale, Fall 2010)
Intentional States (Spring 2010)
Subjectivity & Mental Quality (Fall 2009)
Quine and Sellars on Thought and Language (Fall 2008, Spring 2006)
Consciousness, Function, and Facilitation (Spring 2007)
Consciousness, Thought, and Language (Spring 2005)
Consciousness, Thought, and Sensation (Spring 2004)
Consciousness (Spring 2003)
Sensory Qualities and the Self (Fall 2001)
Quine and Sellars (Spring 2001)
Descartes (Fall 1996)
Philosophy of Mind (most years)
Consciousness and Mind
, Oxford: Clarendon Press, forthcoming December 2005.
"Varieties of Higher-Order Theory," in Higher-Order Theories of Consciousness
, ed. Rocco J. Gennaro, Amsterdam and Philadelphia: John Benjamins Publishers, 2004, pp. 17-44.
"Being Conscious of Ourselves," The Monist
87, 2 (April 2004): 159-181.
"Consciousness, Interpretation, and Higher-Order Thought," in Patrizia Giampieri-Deutsch, ed., Psychoanalysis as an Empirical, Interdisciplinary Science: Collected Papers on Contemporary Psychoanalytic Research
, Vienna: Austrian Academy of Sciences Press, 2005, pp. 119-142.
"Subjective Character and Reflexive Content," Philosophy and Phenomenological Research
, 68, 1 (January 2004): 191-198.
"Explaining Consciousness," in Philosophy of Mind: Classical and Contemporary Readings
, ed. David J. Chalmers, New York: Oxford University Press, 2002, pp. 406-421.
"Consciousness and Metacognition," in Metarepresentation: Proceedings of the Tenth Vancouver Cognitive Science Conference
, ed. Daniel Sperber, New York: Oxford University Press, 1998.
"A Theory of Consciousness," in The Nature of Consciousness: Philosophical Debates
, ed. Ned Block, Owen Flanagan, and Gaven Gazeldere, Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, pp. 729-753.
"Perceptual and Cognitive Models of Consciousness," Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association
, 45, 3 (Summer 1997): 740-746.
The Nature of Mind
, anthology, New York: Oxford University Press, 1991.