James Openshaw

Centre for Philosophy of Memory, Université Grenoble Alpes
Ruhr-Universität Bochum
  • Centre for Philosophy of Memory, Université Grenoble Alpes
    Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellow (Part-time)
  • Ruhr-Universität Bochum
    Institute For Philosophy II
    Post-doctoral Fellow (Part-time)
Oxford University
DPhil, 2018
Areas of Specialization
Philosophy of Language
Philosophy of Mind

I'm a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellow at the Centre for Philosophy of Memory in Grenoble, where I lead the EU-funded Remembering Objects (2021–2024) project. Starting in November, I'll also be a postdoctoral researcher on the FOR 2812 'Constructing Scenarios of the Past' unit at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum.

My principal interests are in the philosophy of mind, but these have often take me into epistemology, the philosophy of language, and metaphysics. My work primarily explores interactions between singular thought (or reference), memory, and perceptual experience. Remembering Objects (2021–2024) examines whether there are distinctively object…

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