Philip Walsh

Gartner (Research and Advisory Consulting Firm)

I'm a philosopher turned technology analyst. My career has been about making sense of human thinking and behavior.

As a philosopher, I studied the structure of consciousness with the aim of explaining how the mind makes sense of the world. This led me to fields like phenomenology and social cognition. My published work focused on topics such as the relationship between language and thought, the role of embodiment in perception and social interaction, cognitive extension and enhancement, and even a bit of classical Chinese philosophy. But really, being a philosopher is about developing a certain critical and creative mindset marked by a delig…

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