Machiel Keestra is tenured assistant professor at the Institute for Interdisciplinary Studies of the University of Amsterdam, researcher at the Institute for Logic, Language and Computation and member of the research group Neurocultures & Neuroaesthetics at the UvA. He studied philosophy in Amsterdam and Heidelberg (Germany). He also obtained a propaedeutic degree in Psychology in Amsterdam. His PhD thesis (defended Jan. 2014) 'Sculpting the Space of Actions. Explaining Human Action by Integrating Intentions and Mechanisms' covered an interdisciplinary approach to human action, integrating insights from philosophy of cognitive neuroscience, c…

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