'Why Joint Attention Matters', forthcoming in Kirk Ludwig and Marija Jankovic (eds.), Routledge Handbook on Collective Intentionality. Draft.
Philosophy of Perception:
'The Problem of Spatiality for a Relational View of Experience', forthcoming in Christopher Hill and Brian McLaughlin (eds.), Special Issue of Philosophical Topics on Perceptual Appearances. Draft.
'Does That Which Makes the Sensation of Blue a Mental Fact Escape Us?', forthcoming in Derek Brown and Fiona MacPherson (eds.), The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of Colour (Routledge, in press, expected 2016). Draft.
Mental Causation and the Philosophy of Psychiatry:
'Validity and the Causal Structure of a Disorder', forthcoming in Kenneth Kendler and Josef Parnas (eds.), Philosophical Issues in Psychiatry IV: Psychiatric Nosology (Oxford: Oxford University Press, expected publication 2016). Draft.
'Why We should be Realists about Psychiatric Disorders - Reply to Peter Zachar', forthcoming in Kenneth Kendler and Josef Parnas (eds.), Philosophical Issues in Psychiatry IV: Psychiatric Nosology (Oxford: Oxford University Press, expected publication 2016). Draft.
His main interests are in theory of meaning, metaphysics, and the philosophy of psychology. He is currently working on causation in psychology. He is the author of Past, Space and Self (1994), Reference and Consciousness (2002), and (with Quassim Cassam), Berkeley's Puzzle (2014). He was President of the European Society for Philosophy and Psychology 2003-2006. He has given the Whitehead Lectures at Harvard, the Carnap Lectures at Bochum, the Simon Lectures at Toronto, the Clark Lecture at Indiana and the Gramlich Lecture at Dartmouth. He was Fellow of the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences at Stanford in 2003-2004, and British Academy Research Reader 1995-1997. He has held Guggenheim and NEH Fellowships. He was awarded the Jean Nicod Prize in 2017.
Wilde Professor of Mental Philosophy at the University of Oxford, and Professorial Fellow of Corpus Christi College, Oxford (2001-2004)
Reader in Philosophy at the University of Oxford (1997-2001)
Fellow and Tutor in Philosophy at New College (1986-2001)
Research Lecturer at Christ Church, Oxford (1983-1986)
Senior Germaine Scholar at Brasenose College, Oxford (1982-1983)
University of Stirling Sept. 1974 - July 1978 (B.A. in Philosophy)
University of Calgary Sept. 1978 - Sept. 1979 (M.A. in Philosophy)
Queen's College, Oxford Sept. 1979 - Sept. 1980
Wolfson College, Oxford Sept. 1980 - Sept. 1982 (B.Phil in Philosophy June 1981 (Philosophical Logic, Formal Logic, and History of Science))
Brasenose College, Oxford Sept. 1982 - Sept. 1983
Christ Church, Oxford Sept. 1983 - Sept. 1986 (D.Phil 'Spatiotemporal Thinking')
Visiting posts at University of California at Los Angeles (1988), King's College Cambridge (1990, 1991), Australian National University (1992).