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Employment

2010 – Present. Associate Professor of Philosophy, Dartmouth College.

2004 – 2010. Assistant Professor  of Philosophy, Dartmouth College.

2003 – 2004. Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow, Carleton University, Ottawa.

2001 – 2003. PNP Postdoctoral Fellow, Washington University in St. Louis.

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Education

2001. PhD in Philosophy, University of Chicago. Advisor: Murat Aydede.

1995. AB with Honors in Philosophy, Princeton University.

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Books

Images. London: Routledge, 2014.

On Images: Their Structure and Content. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 2006.

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Articles

Soon. Recording and representing, analog and digital. Giving a Damn. Z. Adams and J. Browning, eds. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Soon. Maps, pictures, and predication. Ergo 2(7).

2015. Analog representation and the parts principle. Review of Philosophy and Psychology 6(1): 165 – 180.

2015.(2013 online). Information theory. Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Perception, M. Matthen, ed. Oxford: OUP: 734-754.

2014. Sound stimulants: Defending the stable disposition view. Perception and its Modalities, D. Stokes, , M. Matthen, S. Biggs, eds. Oxford: OUP, 205 – 221.

2014. Beholders’ shares and the languages of art. Meditations on a Heritage, P. Taylor, ed. London: Paul Holberton, 127-138.

2011. Twofoldness and visual awareness. Bilder – Sehen – Denken, K. Sachs-Hombach & R. Totzke, eds. Cologne: H. von Halem Verlag: 66 – 92.

2010. Pictorial diversity. Philosophical Perspectives on Depiction. C. Abell & K. Bantinaki, eds. Oxford: OUP: 25 – 51.

2010. Knowing with images: medium and message. Philosophy of Science 77(2) 295 – 313.

2010. Introspective availability. Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 80(1) 208 – 228.

2009. Heavenly sight and the nature of seeing-in. The Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 67(4) 387 – 397.

2008. The nature of noise. Philosophers’ Imprint, 8(11) 1 – 16.

2008. Artifact expression. New Waves in Aesthetics. K. Stock and K. Thomson-Jones, eds. Palgrave Macmillan: 84 – 104.

2007. Perceptual content is vertically articulate. American Philosophical Quarterly 44(4) 357 – 369.

2007. What is what it’s like? Introducing perceptual modes of presentation. Synthese 156(2) 205 – 229.

2006. Pictorial realism as verity. The Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 64(3) 343 – 354.

2005. Perceptual content, information, and the primary/secondary quality distinction. Philosophical Studies 122(2) 103 – 132.

2004. Isomorphism in information-carrying systems. Pacific Philosophical Quarterly 85(4) 380 – 395.

2003. Image structure. The Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 61(4) 323 – 340.

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Shorter Pieces

2014. Pictorial representation. Oxford Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, 2nd ed., M. Kelly, ed. Oxford: OUP, vol.2, 322 – 326..

2012. Imaging performance. Imagens de Uma Ausência. M. Brilhante, F. Figueiredo, & P. Magalhães, eds. Lisbon: Colibri, 43 – 57.

2012. Visual arts. Continuum Companion to Aesthetics. Anna Christina Ribeiro, ed., London: Continuum: 171- 83.

2006. Pictorial representation. Philosophy Compass 1(6) 535 – 546.

2006. Naturalism. Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics, 2nd edition. K. Brown, ed. Oxford: Elsevier: Vol. 8, 553 – 555.

2003. Hue magnitudes and revelation. Comment on Byrne & Hilbert: Color Realism and Color Science. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 26(1) 36 – 37.

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Book Reviews

2012. Michael Newall: What is a Picture? Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews (ndpr.org).

2008. Casey O’Callaghan: Sounds: A philosophical theory. Mind 117 1112-1116.

2007. Dominic Lopes: Sight and Sensibility: Evaluating pictures. Dialogue 46(2) 412-414.

2005. Keith Stenning: Seeing Reason: Language and image in learning to think. Mind 114 461-465.

2003. Michael Thau: Consciousness and Cognition. Philosophical Psychology 16(1) 176-179.

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Invited Presentations

2015, March. Maps, pictures, and predication. Perception Seminar, Institut Jean Nicod, Paris.

2015, March. Timeless traces. Anglo-German Picture Theory Group, Goethe Universität, Frankfurt.

2014, September. Maps and language: finding our way through data. London Aesthetics Forum Workshop, University of London.

2014, September. The art of maps in science. Shaping the Trading Zone, University of Leeds.

2014, June. Analog representation and the parts principle. Nonpropositional and Imagistic Representations, University of Antwerp.

2014, March. Analog representation and the parts principle. Philosophy Colloquium, University of Auckland.

2014, February. Analog representation and the parts principle. Anglo-German Picture Theory Group, Kunstakademie Düsseldorf.

2013, December. Recording, representing, and the analog/digital distinction. Lingnan University, Hong Kong.

2013, November. Recording, representing, and the analog/digital distinction. Intentionality. Aarhus University.

2013, November. Analog representation and the parts principle. Philosophy Colloquium, Rice University.

2013, March. Resemblance theories of depiction. Anglo-German Picture Theory Group, University of Kent.

2012, December. Artifacts and object perception. Aesthetics and Philosophy of Perception, University of Antwerp.

2012, July. Images: Content, Classification, Recognition. CNRS Summer School, Paris.

2011, November. Identifying the objects of perception, Philosophy Colloquium, University of Edinburgh.

2011, November. Frosty fotos: images and object perception. Colloquium, School of Art, University of Kent.

2011, June. Privatissimum, Institut Jean Nicod, Paris.

2011, June. Sound stimulants. Jean Nicod Seminar, Institut Jean Nicod, Paris.

2011, June. Identifying the objects of perception. APIC Seminar, Institut Jean Nicod, Paris.

2011, February. Imaging performance. Imagens de uma Ausência, Faculty of Letters, University of Lisbon.

2010, November. Identifying the objects of perception. Philosophy Colloquium, University of Toronto.

2010, November. Images in art and science. Why Images?, Jackman Humanities Institute, University of Toronto.

2010, March. Reasoning with diagrams and images. CSLI Diagrammatic Reasoning Workshop, Stanford.

2010, January. Beholders’ shares and languages of art. Depiction conference, National University of Singapore.

2009, September. Beholders’ shares and languages of art. Philosophy Colloquium, New School for Social Research.

2009, June. Varieties of beholders’ shares. E. H. Gombrich: A Centenary Colloquium. Warburg Institute, London.

2009, May. Twofoldness and bistability. Eye, Mind, and Art.  University of Cincinnati.

2009, April. Twofoldness and bistability. American Society for Aesthetics, Eastern Division, Philadelphia, PA.

2009, March. The nature of twofoldness. Bilder – Sehen –Denken, Technische Universität Chemnitz.

2009, March. Identifying the objects of perception. Perceptual Science Colloquium, Rutgers University.

2008, November. Heavenly sight and the nature of seeing-in. Philosophy Colloquium, University of Edinburgh.

2008, November. Heavenly sight and the nature of seeing-in. Philosophy Colloquium, University of Glasgow.

2008, November. Heavenly sight and the nature of seeing-in. Philosophy Colloquium, Institut Jean Nicod, Paris.

2008, November. Pictorial diversity. Graduate Seminar, Institut Jean Nicod, Paris.

2008, November. Art and vision. (Panel discussion). Brillo – Festival of Philosophy of Contemporary Art, Turin.

2008, October. Heavenly sight and the nature of seeing-in. Philosophy Colloquium, University of Turin.

2008, October. Heavenly sight and the nature of seeing-in. London Aesthetics Forum, University College London.

2008, April. Goodman on pictorial representation.  Guest lecture, Phil27 – Issues in Aesthetics, Amherst College.

2008, March. The nature of noise. Philosophy Colloquium, Carleton University.

2008, February. The nature of noise. Philosophy Colloquium, Dartmouth College.

2007, May. On images: their structure and content. Hood Museum of Art Public Lecture Series, Dartmouth College

2007, May. Pictorial content and object recognition. Conference on Depiction, University of Manchester.

2007, May. Artifact expression. London Aesthetics Forum, University College London.

2007, April. Pictorial content and object recognition. American Philosophical Association, Central Division, Chicago, IL

2007, March. Introspective availability. Philosophy/Cognitive Science Colloquium, CUNY Graduate Center.

2006, November. Artifact expression. Expression Workshop, UNC – Chapel Hill.

2006, August. Introspective availability. Dartmouth/UVM Conference, Dartmouth College.

2006, June. Images Scientifique: CNRS Summer School on the Cognitive Bases of Scientific Images. Roscoff, Brittany.

2006, March. Knowing with images. Mini Conference on Scientific Images at the APA, Pacific Division, Portland, OR.

2005, July. Perceptual availability and consciousness. Syracuse Philosophy Annual Workshop and Network. Syracuse University.

2005, June. The viewpoint-independence of pictorial content. Art and Cognition Workshop: Pictures in Cognition and Science. Online: http://www.interdiciplines.org/artcognition.

2005, May. Heavenly sight and seeing the light. Aesthetics Anarchy, Indiana University.

2004, October. Pictorial realism as verity. Philosophy Colloquium, Dartmouth College.

2004, September. Pictorial realism as verity. Philosophy Colloquium, Carleton University.

2004, July. Representational kinds and epistemic advantages. Scientific Images Research Group, Jean Nicod Institute, Paris.

2004, March. Seeing-in, skeletal content, and transparency. APA, Pacific Div., Pasadena.

2003, October. What is what it’s like?  Philosophy Colloquium, Carleton University.

2003, August. Seeing-in, diaphanousness, and transparency. Knowing Art, University of British Columbia.

2003, April What is what it’s like? PNP Works in Progress, Washington University St. Louis.

2002, April. Making information perceptually available. Philosophy Colloquium, Washington University in St. Louis.

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Refereed Conference Presentations

2014, October. Analog representation. American Society for Aesthetics, San Antonio, TX.

2009, February. Heavenly sight and the nature of seeing-in. American Philosophical Association, Central Division, Chicago.

2008, June. The nature of noise. Canadian Philosophical Association, Annual Meeting, Vancouver, BC.

2008, March. Pictorial diversity. American Society for Aesthetics, Pacific Div., Asilomar, CA.

2006, June. Knowing with images: medium and message. Beyond Mimesis and Nominalism, London School of Economics.

2005, August. Perceptual modes of presentation. European Society for Philosophy and Psychology, Lund, Sweden.

2005, July. Perceptual modes of presentation. 27th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, Stresa, Italy.

2005, March. Pictorial realism as verity. American Philosophical Association, Pacific Division, San Francisco, CA.

2003, December. What is what it’s like? APA, Eastern Division, Washington, DC.

2003, June. What is what it’s like? (Poster) Society for Philosophy and Psychology, California Institute of Technology.

2002, March. The content of images. ASA, Pacific Division, Asilomar, CA.

2001, October. Information and isomorphism. Central States Philosophical Association, Washington University in St. Louis.

2001, May. Information, isomorphism, and perceptual availability. Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness, Duke.

2001, May. Structural features of pictorial representations. APA, Central Division, Minneapolis, MN.

2001, March. Information and isomorphism. APA, Pacific Division, San Francisco, CA.

2000, June. Secondary qualities, perceptual representations, and quale inversions (Poster). SPP, Barnard College.

2000, April. Mimesis in pictures. APA, Central Division, Chicago, IL.

2000, April. Quale inversion and perceptual representations. Tucson 2000: Toward a Science of Consciousness. U. of Arizona.

2000, April. What’s so special about linear perspective? APA, Pacific Division, Albuquerque.

1999, June. Pictorial representation and mental imagery (Poster). SPP, Stanford University.

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Comments

2011, March. Peter Alward: Transparent representation. American Society for Aesthetics, Pacific Division, Asilomar, CA.

2010, December. Casey O’Callaghan and William Seeley: Symposium on Cross Modal Perception and the Arts. APA, Eastern Division, Boston, MA.

2009, October. Aaron Smuts: Pickman’s model. ASA, Annual Meeting, Denver, CO.

2009, July. Louis deRosset: Reference and response. Dartmouth-UVM Conference, University of Vermont.

2009, April. Michael Watkins: Aesthetic supervenience and coincident objects. APA, Pacific Division, Vancouver, BC.

2008, August. Matt Weiner: Credibility, blame, and the norms of assertion. Dartmouth-UVM Conference, Dartmouth.

2006, December. Henry Pratt: Respect and the value of art thesis. APA, Eastern Division, Washington, DC.

2003, April. Bence Nanay: Compositionality without conceptuality? APA, Central Division, Cleveland, OH.

2002, June. Kent Johnson: Impossible words. SPP, Edmonton, Alberta.