Research Group
in Analytic Philosophy

Philosophy of Social Cognition (PSC)

Convenors: Josefa Toribio and Esa Díaz León

This reading group focuses on issues falling under the rubric of Philosophy of Social Cognition. The central idea is to examine the conceptual and empirical relationships among the perceptual and cognitive processes that underlie socially relevant mental representations and the nature of the social structures thus represented. 

Starting date: Wednesday, January 31st, 2024
Time: 11:00 and 13:00
Place: María Zambrano seminar room.

Suggested papers include (but do not exhaust): 
·      Beeghly, Erin (2018). Failing to Treat Persons as Individuals. Ergo: An Open Access Journal of Philosophy 5 (2018).
·      Bosse, Anne (2022). Stereotyping and Generics. Inquiry: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Philosophy. 
·      Funkhouser, Eric, and David Barrett (2016). Robust, unconscious self-deception: Strategic and flexible. Philosophical Psychology 29(5): 682–696. 
·      Fuller, Timothy (2022). The challenge to race eliminativism from implicit bias research Journal of Social Philosophy 53 (3):334-355 (2022). 
·      Jussim, Lee (2017). PreĢcis of Social Perception and Social Reality: Why accuracy dominates bias and self-fulfilling prophecy. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 40: e1.
·      Madva, Alex (2016). Virtue, Social Knowledge, and Implicit Bias. In Jennifer Saul & Michael Brownstein (eds.), Implicit Bias and Philosophy, Volume 1: Metaphysics and Epistemology. pp. 191-215. 
·      Phillips, Ben (2012). The roots of racial categorization. Review of Philosophy and Psychology 13: 151–175.  
·      Puddifoot, Katherine (2017). Stereotyping: The multifactorial view. Philosophical Topics 45 (1):137-156.
·      Ritchie, Katherine (2019). Should we use racial and gender generics? Thought, 8, 33– 41. 
·      Siegel, Susanna (2020). Bias and Perception. In Erin Beeghly & Alex Madva (eds.), An Introduction to Implicit Bias: Knowledge, Justice, and the Social Mind. Routledge. pp. 99-115.
·      Spaulding, Shannon (forthcoming). Implicit Social Cognition. In The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of Implicit Cognition. Routledge.