I am a Lecturer (roughly equivalent to US Assistant Professor) in Philosophy at the University of Sheffield, UK, where I also direct the Cognitive Studies MA and the Philosophy MA, and co-direct the Hang Seng Centre for Cognitive Studies.

I work at the intersection between philosophy of mind and cognitive science. The main focus of my research concerns the nature of affective states (i.e., what emotions, moods, pains etc. are) and how we are able to attribute this kind of states to other people (e.g., how we recognize that someone is afraid).

Fortunately, however, I am unfocused enough to have many more philosophical interests. For exampl…

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