BSc Alberta; MSc Mcgill; MA Carleton; PhD McGill
- Assistant Chair and Undergraduate Counsellor
- Associate Professor
- Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Psychology, Philosophical Issues in Cognitive Science
Phone: 519-661-2111 ext. 85755
Office: Stevenson Hall, Room 3140
- Phil 2661F - Philosophy of Religion
- Phil 3410G - Advanced Topics in Philosophy of Mind
- Context, Compositionality and Semantic Values: Essays in Honour of Ernie Lepore. Studies in Linguistics and Philosophy (85). Springer, 2009 (co-edited with R. Stainton).
- New Essays in the Philosophy of Language and Mind. Canadian Journal of Philosophy, Supplementary Volume. Calgary: University of Calgary Press, 2004 (co-edited with M. Ezcurdia and R. Stainton).
- “The Binding Problem: Achilles in the 21^st Century,” in The Achilles of Rational Psychology, edited by Thomas Lennon and Robert Stainton, Springer, 2008 (with R. Bluhm, S. Mosurinjohn).
- “Is the Aim of Perception to Provide Accurate Representations? A case for the ‘no’ side,” in Contemporary Debates in Cognitive Science, edited by R. Stainton, Blackwell, chapter 16, 2006: 275-288.
- “Where do Dennett’s Stances Stand? Explaining our Kind of Mind,” in Dennett’s Philosophy: A Comprehensive Assessment, edited by D. Ross, A. Brook, and D. Thompson, M.I.T. Press, chapter 7, 2000: 131-145.
- “The Acquired Language of Thought Hypothesis: A Theory of Symbol Grounding,” Interaction Studies, 8(1), 2007: 125-142. Reprinted in Symbol Grounding, edited by Tony Belpaeme, Stephen J. Cowley, and Karl F. MacDorman, John Benjamins Publishing Company, 2009: 127-144.
- “Presentations and Symbols: What Cognition Requires of Representationalism,” in Compositionality, Concepts and Representations II: New Problems in Cognitive Science. Protosociology 22, 2006: 40-59.
- “Learning to Think: A Response to the Language of Thought Argument for Innateness,” Mind and Language, 20(3), 2005: 313-325.
- “St. Anselm’s Ontological Argument Succumbs to Russell’s Paradox,” International Journal for Philosophy of Religion, 52, 2002: 123-128.
- “Locking on to the Language of Thought,” Philosophical Psychology, 14(2), 2001: 203-215.