Background and activities

Areas of specialization or of competence


Philosophy of mind, philosophy of perception, philosophy of psychology. Also some philosophy of action, epistemology, philosophy of language, and meta-normative theory. 


Previous positions/scholarships (selected)

Researcher, Centre for the Study of Mind in Nature (CSMN), University of Oslo
Career Development Fellow, Christ Church College, Oxford University 
Jowett Senior Scholar, Balliol College, Oxford University


Select publications

"The Perception/Cogntion Distinction." Inquiry. forthcoming. (With K. Sundberg & S. Watzl) 
Inference and Consciousness. London: Routledge, forthcoming. Edited w. T. Chan.
"Fore- and Background in Conscious Non-Demonstrative Inference." In A. Nes with T. Chan (eds.) Inference and Consciousness, London: Routledge, forthcoming. 
"Acquaintance, Conceptual Capacities, and Attention." In J. Knowles & T. Raleigh (eds.) Acquaintance: New Essays. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2019.
"Assertion, Belief, and 'I believe'-Guarded Affirmation." Linguistics and Philosophy, 39 (1):57-86, 2016.
“The Sense of Natural Meaning in Conscious Inference.” In T. Breyer & C. Gutland (eds.) The Phenomenology of Thinking. Philosophical Investigations into the Character of Cognitive Experiences. London: Routledge, 2016.
“Thematic Unity in the Phenomenology of Thinking.” Philosophical Quarterly, 62 (246), pp. 84-105, 2012.