Anil Gomes is a Fellow and Tutor in Philosophy at Trinity College, Oxford, and a professor of Philosophy in the Faculty of Philosophy in the University of Oxford. He works mainly in the philosophy of mind and the philosophy of Immanuel Kant and has a long-standing interest in the work of Iris Murdoch.
Sean M. Smith, an assistant professor of Philosophy at the University of Hawai’i at Mānoa works at the intersection of Indian Buddhist philosophy (with a particular emphasis on the Pāli tradition) and contemporary philosophy of mind, cognitive science, and moral psychology.
Monima Chadha (Monash) researches the cross-cultural philosophy of mind, specifically the classical Indian and contemporary Western philosophy of mind.
Kourken Michaelian, of the University of Grenoble, focuses his research on the philosophy of memory, especially simulation theory.
Jakob Hohwy, of Monash University, conducts interdisciplinary research in the areas of philosophy, psychology, and neuroscience.
Michaela Manson is a graduate student in philosophy at the University of Toronto. She has interests in the philosophy of mind and language, as well as in feminist philosophy in the early modern period.
Sonam Kachru, an assistant professor in the Department of Religious Studies at the University of Virginia, pursues research interests in the history of philosophy, with a particular emphasis on the history of Buddhist philosophy in South Asia.
Caitlin Hamblin-Yule is a doctoral student in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Toronto with particular interests in social cognition.
What is language? How does it compare to music? Does language have an inner logical spine? How does human language compare to the communication systems of other animals? Distinguished Visiting Professor Philippe Schlenker will be visiting UTM for conversations with faculty and students. Ask him anything!
This two-day workshop on new perspectives on mental state attribution is organized by Professor Jennifer Nagel and welcomes presentations by Rebecca Saxe (MIT), Neil Rabinowitz (Google DeepMind), Kristen Andrews (York), and more.
Professor Shapiro’s research interests include early modern philosophy, feminism and philosophy, and philosophy of mind (especially perception and emotions). She co-authored the volume Emotion and Cognitive Life in Medieval and Early Modern Philosophy with our department’s Professor Martin Pickavé.
Professor Pautz’s current research project is a “consciousness-first” program in the philosophy of mind. His book, Perception: How Mind Connects to World is forthcoming from Routledge Press.