Research Group
in Analytic Philosophy

Topics in the Philosophy of Mind (TPM)

This reading group is convened by Pepa Toribio and Marta Jorba. It will cover papers on different topics in the philosophy of mind and the philosophy of cognitive science

We will meet every other week starting on February 1st. Date and time TBA.

Suggested papers include (but do not exhaust): 

  1. Bayne, T., Hohwy, J. and Owen, A.M. (2016). Are there levels of consciousness? Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 20(6): 405–413.
  2. Beeghly, E. (2015). What is a stereotype? What is Stereotyping? Hypatia 30 (4): 675–691.
  3. Bortolotti, L. (2018). Delusions and three Myths of Irrational Beliefs. In L. Bortolotti (ed.), Delusions in Context. Switzerland: Palgrave MacMillan, 97–115.
  4. McKay, R. T. and Dennett, D. (2009). The evolution of misbelief. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 32: 493–561.
  5. Frankish, K. (2016). Playing Double from Implicit Bias and Philosophy. In Michael Brownstein and Jennifer Saul (Eds.), Implicit Bias and Philosophy, Volume 1: Metaphysics and Epistemology, pp. 23–46. Oxford/New York: OUP.
  6. Kompa, N. A. and Mueller, J. L. (2022) Inner speech as a cognitive tool—or what is the point of talking to oneself? Philosophical Psychology.  DOI: 10.1080/09515089.2022.2112164
  7. Shea, N and Frith, C. D. (2016). Dual-process theories and consciousness: the case for ‘Type Zero’ Cognition. Neuroscience of Consciousness. DOI: 10.1093/nc/niw005 
  8. Vicente, A. (2014). The comparator account on thought insertion, alien voices and inner speech: some open questions. Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences 13, 335–353.
  9. Wade, M. (2021). Why are you talking to yourself? The epistemic role of inner speech in reasoning, Noûs. DOI: 10.1111/nous.12385
  10. Vance, J. and Werner, P. J. (2022). Attentional Moral Perception. Journal of Moral Philosophy, DOI:10.1163/17455243-20220001