New York University
Department of Philosophy
PhD, 2009
New York City, New York, United States of America

I am currently working on three projects. The first is about how we perceive secondary qualities such as color. I argue that we perceive them in virtue of perceiving the differences and similarities between objects, thereby reversing the traditional order of explanation. The second is about uncertainty and perception. I argue that our perceptual experiences sometimes assign degrees of confidence. Both of these projects draw heavily on empirical psychology, particularly psychophysics and cognitive psychology. The third project is about the foundations of Spinoza's metaphysics. I hope to unravel his claims about minds, bodies, God, and their es…

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