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I'm a research fellow on the Faculty of Philosophy at Oxford, working under Nicholas Shea on a project on metacognition of concepts.

work primarily in philosophy of mind and cognitive science, but I have broad research interests including philosophy of language, aesthetics, and Reid.
 
My dissertation is a defense of perceptual pluralism, the thesis that perceptual systems deliver multiple types of representations including those used in thought. In particular, I argue that perceptual systems output iconic (image-like) representations as well as discursive (language-like) states. I argue that perceptual representations of objects are propositional and composed of concepts. I also develop a compositional syntax of icons. My conclusion is that perceptual processes are distinguished from cognition by encapsulation, not format.