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I am a lecturer in the Philosophy department at Macquarie University. My research focuses on philosophy of science, particularly in regards to interdisciplinary topics in the cognitive sciences and how human neurocognitive systems are shaped by cultural practices.


Current Teaching:

  • Philosophy of Psychology (PHIL2062)
  • Critical Thinking (PHIL1037)
  • Consciousness and Self (PHIL3063)

Past Teaching:

  • Philosophy of Human Nature (PHL131 - co-convenor)
  • What is Science (PHL232 - Convenor)
  • Human Evolution and Diversity (ANTH151 - head tutor)
  • Psychological Anthropology (ANTH207 - tutor, guest lecturer)
  • Why do People Believe Weird Things (SPED102 - tutor)
  • Research Paradigms (FOAR701 - tutor)
  • Research Topics in Philosophy and Cognitive Science (PHIL707: guest lecture, tutor)


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