Ph.D., Harvard, 1981
Appointed at UMass: 2006
Ohio State Univ, 2000-06
North Carolina State Univ, 1986-2000
Bates College, 1984-1986
Boston Univ., 1981-1984
Univ. of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 1980-1981
Areas of Interest:
Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Language, Metaphysics
Intentionality, consciousness, materialism
Purple Haze: The Puzzle of Consciousness, Oxford University Press, 2001.
"Experience and Representation", in Consciousness: New Essays, Quentin Smith and Aleksandar Jokic eds., Oxford University Press, 2003.
"Knowing What It's Like", in Privileged Access: Philosophical Accounts of Self-Knowledge, ed. Brie Gertler, Ashgate Publishing, 2003.
"Phenomenal Concepts and the Materialist Constraint", forthcoming, Phenomenal Concepts and Phenomenal Knowledge, eds. Torin Alter and Sven Walter, Oxford University Press.
"Thoughts on Sensory Representation: A Commentary on Austen Clark's A Theory of Sentience", Philosophical Psychology, vol. 17, no. 4, 2004.
"Color and Color Experience: Colors As Ways of Appearing", Dialectica, vol. 60, no. 3, 2006.
"Conscious Awareness and (Self)Representation", forthcoming in Consciousness and Self-Reference, ed. Uriah Kriegel, MIT/Bradford.
Conceivability and the Metaphysics of Mind
Materialism and Qualia: The Explanatory Gap
Phenomenal Concepts and the Materialist Constraint
On Leaving Out What It's Like
Knowing What It's Like
Demonstrating in Mentalese
Experience and Representation
Color and Color Experience: Colors as Ways of Appearing
Comments on Melnyk's A Physicalist Manifesto
From Yeshiva Bochur to Secular Humanist
Collective Responsibility and the Individual
The Q Factor: Modal Rationalism Vs. Modal Autonomism
Phenomenal Experierience: A Cartesian Theater Revival
On The Phenomenology of Thought
Modality, Semantics, and Consciousness