I am a postdoctoral research associate at the Australian National University. I work mainly on the evolution of cognition, using resources from cognitive archaeology. My research addresses both first-order questions ("how did our minds evolve?") and methodological questions ("how do we answer first-order questions?"). More broadly, I have interests in the philosophy of cognitive science, the philosophy of biology, and the philosophy of archaeology, and the history of pragmatism in analytic philosophy (particularly Carnap and Sellars).

With Rachael Brown and Ceri Shipton, I am guest editing a special issue of Biological Theory on Cognitive A…

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