Member, Rotman Institute of Philosophy
Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Psychology, Philosophical Issues in Cognitive Science
BSc Alberta; MSc McGill; MA Carleton;
Phone: 519-661-2111 ext. 85755
Office: Stevenson Hall, Room 4149
Very broadly my research interests focus on the relation between language and thought. My work is informed by cognitive neuroscience, especially how neural connectivity realizes conceptual structures and how
I supervise in traditional philosophy of mind, philosophy of psychology, and philosophy of cognitive science. I can play an advising role for any work involving an account of concepts.
“The Role of Cognitive Science in Critical Thinking: The Case of Concept Acquisition,” in A. Ben Maissa (ed.) The Role of Critical Thinking in Education, Training and Academic Research: Colloquium and Seminar Series. Rabat: Proceedings of Faculté des Lettres et des Sciences Humaines, Mohammed V-Agdal University, 182, 2014: 59-74.
“The Acquired Language of Thought Hypothesis: A Theory of Symbol Grounding,” in Symbol Grounding, edited by Tony Belpaeme, Stephen J. Cowley, and Karl F. MacDorman, John Benjamins Publishing Company, 2009: 127-144.