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Jesse Prinz
Position: Distinguished Professor of Philosophy
Campus Affiliation: Graduate Center
Degrees/Diplomas: Ph.D. University of Chicago

Research Interests

  • Philosophy of Psychology
  • Philosophy of Mind
  • Cognitive Science
  • Consciousness
  • Moral Psychology
  • Aesthetics

Courses Recently Taught

  • Social Construction (Fall 2015)
  • Aesthetic Psychology (Spring 2015)
  • Dissertation Seminar (Fall 2014)
  • Proseminar (Fall 2013)
  • Philosophy of Mind (Fall 2012)

Representative Publications

The Conscious Brain. New York: Oxford University Press (In progress).

Beyond Human Nature. London: Penguin / New York: Norton (in progress).

The Emotional Construction of Morals. Oxford: Oxford University Press (September, 2007).

Gut Reactions: A Perceptual Theory of Emotion. New York: Oxford University Press (2004).

Furnishing the Mind: Concepts and Their Perceptual Basis. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press (2002).