My primary areas of research are the philosophy of mind/psychology and metaphysics. The problems that interest me most, the nature of consciousness, the self, and free will lie at their intersection.
I am currently completing a monograph tentatively entitled Through a glass darkly: conceivability and the mind-body problem. In it I defend the view that our lack of understanding the connection between mind and body is due to the nature of phenomenal concepts. In my view, phenomenal concepts are partly constituted by the phenomenal states they apply to. I also argue that no matter whether the ultimate nature of consciousness is physical or non-…Read more