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Scholarly Interest Report
Alexander Morgan
Assistant Professor
Assistant Professor of Philosophy
  • B.Sc. Logic & Computation (2003) University of Auckland
  • B.A. (Hons) Philosophy (2004) University of Auckland
  • Ph.D. Philosophy (2014) Rutgers
Primary Department
   Department of Philosophy
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Department Affiliations
  • Cognitive Sciences Program
  • Neuroscience Program
    Research Areas
     Philosophy of Mind, Psychology & Neuroscience
    Selected Publications
     Refereed articles

    Alexander Morgan, Gualtiero Piccinini "Towards a Cognitive Neuroscience of Intentionality." Minds and Machines (2017) Accepted


    Morgan, A. "Representations Gone Mental." Synthese, 191: 213-244.

     Conference Paper

    "'Autonoetic Animals', Australasian Society for Cognitive Science, Charles Sturt University." (December)


    "'Autonoetic Animals', Issues in Philosophy of Memory Conference, University of Cologne." (July)


    "'Autonoetic Animals', New Zealand Association of Philosophy Conference, Otago University." (December)


    "'Autonoetic Animals', Workshop on the Philosophy of Cognitive Science, University of Buenos Aires." (November)


    "'Toward a Phylogeny of Representation', Department of Philosophy, University of Tübingen." (July)


    "Mindless Accuracy." Newton Fund Conference on the Philosophies of Mind, Language & Action, University of Sao Paulo. (Sept. 2016)


    "Naturalizing Perspectives." New Zealand Association of Philosophy Conference, Massey University, NZ. (Dec. 2015)

     Invited Talks

    " Naturalizing Perspectives." Cognitive Tea Talk Series, Department of Psychology, Rice University. (Sept. 2015)


    "Comments on Don Berkich, 'The Problem of Original Agency'." Southwestern Philosophical Society Meeting, Corpus Christ. (Nov. 2016)


    "Comments on Adrian Alsmith, 'Spatial Perspective Without Self-Location'." Finding Perspective Workshop, Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics at Tübingen. (May 2015)


    Organizer.  " Rice Summer Workshop on the Interface Between Perception & Cognition." Rice University, (May 2016)


    "Pictures, Plants and Propositions." Work in Progress Talk Series, Rice University. (Feb. 2016)

    Supervised Theses & Dissertations
     Tao Wei, PhD How the Production of Dog is affected by Naming Cat in the Past. (2016) (Thesis Committee Member)

    Awards, Prizes, & Fellowships
     Mosle Research Award, Rice University (July 2015)