Shaun Nichols is a professor in the Philosophy department at the University of Arizona. He received his PhD. in [1 ] Philosophy from Rutgers in 1992 under the supervision of Stephen Stich and his BA in Philosophy from [2 ] Stanford. His early work was concerned primarily with questions in theory of mind. Subsequently, he became a leading contributor to experimental philosophy and was awarded the Stanton Prize by the Society for Philosophy and Psychology in 2005. He is also currently a member of the Experimental Philosophy Lab at the University of Arizona.
Nichols's current research projects are in
experimental philosophy, moral psychology, cultural evolution, free will, and the self. [2 ]
Experimental philosophy [ edit ]
In his work within experimental philosophy, Nichols has addressed questions about cross-cultural differences in semantic intuitions,
free will, [3 ] [4 ] intentional action, [5 ] [6 ] [7 ] the nature of moral judgment, [8 ] [9 ] [10 ] and a number of other key philosophical concepts. [11 ]
Bibliography [ edit ]
Authored [ edit ]
Nichols, S. 2004. Sentimental Rules: On the Natural Foundations of Moral Judgment. New York: Oxford University Press.
ISBN 978-0-19-516934-8 Nichols, S. and Stich, S. 2003. Mindreading: An Integrated Account of Pretense, Self-awareness and Understanding Other Minds. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Knobe, J. & Nichols, S. 2008. Experimental Philosophy. New York: Oxford University Press.
ISBN 978-0-19-532325-2 Nichols, S. 2006. The Architecture of the Imagination: New Essays on Pretense, Possibility, and Fiction. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
ISBN 978-0-19-927572-4 Nadelhoffer, E., Nahmias, E., & Nichols, S. 2012. Moral Psychology: Historical and Contemporary Readings. Malden, MA: John Wiley & Sons
See also [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
^ Philosophy Department at the University of Arizona
^ a b Academic Profile at the University of Arizona
^ Machery, E., Mallon, R., Nichols, S., and Stich, S. 2004. Semantics, Cross-Cultural Style. Cognition, 92, B1-B12.
^ Nichols, S. 2006. Folk Intuitions about Free Will. Journal of Cognition and Culture, 6.
^ Roskies, A. 2006. Neuroscientific challenges to free will and responsibility. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 10, 419-107.
^ Nichols, S. and Ulatowski, J. forthcoming. Intuitions and Individual Differences: The Knobe Effect Revisited. Mind & Language.
^ Sosa, E. 2006. Experimental Philosophy and Philosophical Intuition. Philosophical Studies, 132, 99-107.
^ Nadelhoffer, T. & Nahmias, E. 2007. The Past and Future of Experimental Philosophy. Philosophical Explorations, 10, 123-149.
^ Nichols, S. 2002. Norms with Feeling: Towards a Psychological Account of Moral Judgment, Cognition, 84, 221-236.
^ Nichols, S. 2004. Sentimental Rules. Oxford University Press.
^ Andreou, C. 2006. Morality and Psychology. Philosophy Compass, 2, 46-55.
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