Professor and Canada Research Chair in Philosophy of Perception
- BSc (Physics), University of Delhi
- MA, University of Delhi
- PhD, Stanford University
- Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada
For more information visit Prof. Matthen’s personal website.
Ancient Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind
- Seeing, Doing, and Knowing: A Philosophical Theory of Sense Perception (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 2005): xxii + 362 pp. Paperback edition, 2007.
Recent edited books:
- Color Ontology and Color Science (with Jonathan Cohen). A collection of about 12 new papers on colour perception and the nature of colour. MIT Press, 2010.)
- Philosophy of Biology (with Christopher Stephens). (Amsterdam: Elsevier/North-Holland, 2006). Volume 3 of the Handbook of the Philosophy of Science. A collection of 25 original entries, offering a synopsis and discussions of current research in philosophy of biology and its historical background. Elsevier, 2006, 640 pp.
- “How To Be Sure: Sensory Exploration and Empirical Certainty,” Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, Volume 88, Issue 1, January 2014, Pages 38–69.
- “Visual Demonstratives,” in A. Raftopoulos and P. Machamer (eds) Perception, Realism, and the Problem of Reference (Cambridge University Press, 2012).
- “Is Memory Preservation?”, Philosophical Studies 148 (2010): 3-14.
- “Drift and ‘Statistically Abstractive Explanation’,” Philosophy of Science 76 (2009): 464-487.
- “Selection and Causation,” (with André Ariew), Philosophy of Science 76 (2009): 201-224.
- “On the Diversity of Auditory Objects,” Review of Philosophy and Psychology 1 (2010): 63-89.
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