I welcome applications for students to come to Edinburgh for PhD supervision with me. In Edinburgh, we have a large and vibrant PhD community (2nd only to Oxford in size), with strength in philosophy of cognitive science. We have a good placement record for our PhD students. Here is information about how to apply and scholarships.
If you are not ready to start a PhD, you should consider our taught MSc in Mind, Language and Embodied Cognition (MLEC). The MLEC is a unique interdisciplinary MSc course based in Edinburgh Philosophy. Around 30 students take the course each year. The programme has a high standing internationally and high levels of student satisfaction. Applicants may hold first degrees in philosophy, psychology, neuroscience, AI, anthropology, and related disciplines.
Currently, I supervise the following PhD students:
|2018||Daniel Calder||Predictive processing and mental representation|
|2017||José Araya||Emotion and predictive processing: Emotions as perceptions|
|2017||Sarah Lane Ritchie||With God in mind: Divine action and the naturalisation of consciousness|
|2016||Robert O’Shaughnessy||A concept is a container|
|2015||Sam Baird||Internalism and the explanatory role of narrow content|
|2014||Mario Villalobos||The biological roots of cognition and the social origins of mind|
|2014||David Des Roches-Dueck||Diamonds and corkscrews: A hybrid account of realization|
|2013||Richard Stöckle-Schobel||Concept learning challenged|
|2013||Francesca Rossi||Explaining cognitive behaviour: A neurocomputational perspective|
|2012||Spyros Orestis-Palermos||Extending cognition in epistemology: Towards an individualistic social epistemology|
|2012||Peter Fazekas||Tagging the world: Descrying consciousness in cognitive processes|
|2012||John Bray||Being responsible: Why the self matters in ascribing responsibility for action (M.Phil.)|
|2011||Evan Butts||Epistemology and mind extension|