• Does Mole’s Argument That Cognitive Processes Fail to Suffice for Attention Fail?
    Ergo: An Open Access Journal of Philosophy 5 487-505. 2018.
    Is attention a cognitive process? I reconstruct and critically assess an argument first proposed by Christopher Mole that it cannot be so. Mole’s argument is influential because it creates theoretical space for a unifying analysis of attention at the subject level (though it does not entail it). Prominent philosophers working on attention such as Wayne Wu and Philipp Koralus explicitly endorse it, while Sebastian Watzl endorses a related version, this despite their differing theoretical commitme…Read more