Projects Funded by New Directions in the Study of Mind


New Directions in the Study of Mind, a project headed by Tim Crane (Cambridge) and funded primarily with a £1.25 million grant from the Templeton Foundation, has announced the initiatives it will be supporting:

  • “Attention, Not Self: The Nature of the Conscious Mind” — Jonardon Ganeri (NYU)
  • “Primitive Colours and Non-reductive Minds” — Derek Brown (Brandon)
  • “Post-physicalism and the Mind-Body Problem” — Barbara Montero (Graduate Center, CUNY)
  • “The Interdisciplinary Study of Perceptual Learning” — Kevin Connolly (Pennsylvania/Rutgers-Camden) and Adrienne Prettyman (Bryn Mawr)
  • “Perceiving at a Distance” — Maarten Steenhagen (Antwerp), Winnie Sung (NTU Singapore), Mark Eli Kalderon (University College London)
  • “Intentionality, Consciousness, and Naturalization” — Gianfranco Soldati (Fribourg), Martine Nida-Rümelin (Fribourg), Fabian Dorsch (Fribourg), Patrik Engisch (Fribourg), Alberto Voltolini (Turin), Elisabetta Sacchi (Turin), Carola Barbero (Turin), Giulia Martina (Turin), Uriah Kriegel (Institut Jean Nicod), Davide Bordini (Institut Jean Nicod)
  • “Extended Cognition and the Value of Neuroscience” — Valerie Hardcastle (Cincinnati)
  • “Propositions and Predication” — Daniel Brigham (Downing College, Cambridge)
  • “The Epistemic Role of Consciousness” — Declan Smithies (Ohio State)
  • “Sense-Data: Phenomenology and Metaphysics” — Fiona Macpherson (Glasgow), Stephan Leuenberger (Glasgow), Umut Baysan (Glasgow), Derek Brown (Brandon), Craig French (Cambridge), Alan Johnston (University College London), Robert Kentridge (Durham), Robin Le Poidevin (Leeds), Howard Robinson (Central European University), David Simmons (Glasgow), Keith Wilson (Glasgow)
  • “Inner Speech and Cognitive Phenomenology: An Interdisciplinary Investigation of What It Is Like to Think Without Words” — Peter Langland-Hassan (Cincinnati), Michael J. Richardson (Cincinnati), Aimee Dietz (Cincinnati)
  • “Idealism and the Philosophy of Mind” — Giuseppina D’Oro (Keele), Paul Giladi (Sheffield), Alexis J. Papazoglou (Royal Holloway)
  • “Probabilitizing Consciousness: Implications and New Directions” — Michael Kirchhoff (Wollongong)
  • “Purpose and Procedure in Philosophy of Perception” — Heather Logue (Leeds), Keith Allen (York, UK), Clare Mac Cumhaill (Durham), Paul Noordhof (York, UK), Louise Richardson (York, UK), Sam Wilkinson (Durham)
  • “Subjectivity, Agency and Social Cognition: Challenges for Reductionist Accounts of the Mind” — Colin Blakemore (School of Advanced Study, London), Christopher Frith (University College London), Patrick Haggard (University College London)
  • “‘Geometry in Mind’: Space, Experience, Solipsism” — Claire Mac Cumhaill (Durham)
  • “Investigating Conscious Acquaintance” — Thomas Raleigh (Norwegian University of Science & Technology)

More information about the projects can be found here.

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