Here are details of recent talks I have given at academic conferences, workshops, and symposia, together (where available) with the PowerPoint presentations and handouts I used. (Click the icon at the bottom right of each presentations to open it full size in a new window on your browser.)

One system, two minds. Or: Deliberative mastication and the contracted mind. Conference on Philosophical Analyses of Epistemic and Ethical Cognition, Cardiff University, UK, 29-30 June 2017.

When to trust the conservatives. Scientism and Consciousness conference, Keele University, UK, 27-28 June 2017. Invited keynote.

A quick tour of the doxastic zoo. Reading Emotions Symposium, 19-20 June 2017, University of Reading. Invited.

Introducing illusionism ASSC21, Beijing, China, 13-16, 2017. Tutorial session, co-presented with Daniel Dennett and Enoch Lambert.

On artificial intelligence and enhancement. Workshop: Mind, Selves and 21st Century Technology, Lisbon Mind and Cognition Group, ArgLab, Nova Institute of Philosophy, Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal, 23-24 June 2016. Invited talk.

Who’s in charge? Implicit bias, dual minds, and self-control. Workshop: The Nature of Implicit Attitudes, Kulturwissenschaftliches Institut Essen, Essen, Germany. 16 January 2016. Invited talk.

Doing what in language? Workshop: Inner Speech: Theories and Models, University of Granada and the University of the Basque Country, Granada, Spain, 1-3 July, 2015 (invited).


Shall we go upstairs? The problems of implicated consent (with Maria Kasmirli). Knowing Minds conference in honour of George Botterill, University of Sheffield, 21 August 2014 (invited).

Papers on illusionism plus other contributions to a conference on problems of consciousness and free will in analytic philosophy, organized by the Moscow Center for Consciousness Studies, Moscow State University, and held in Greenland from 12 to 19 June 2014 (invited).
[Cruise report]

[Interviews with participants]

The magic problem. Attention and Consciousness workshop, Department of Philosophy and Social Studies / Brain and Mind Graduate Programme, University of Crete, Rethymno, 16 May 2014 (invited). [Prezi]

The magic problem. Department on Philosophy, The Open University, 25 April 2014 (invited).

A two-level framework for delusion. Workshop: Schizophrenia and the Nature of Delusions: To Believe or Not to Believe? Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon, France, 16-17 December 2013 (invited keynote). [Prezi]

Getting to the heart of the dual-systems distinction. First conference of the Herbert A. Simon Society, Bounded Rationality, New York, April 2013 (invited keynote). [Video presentation] [Handout]

Getting to the heart of the dual-systems distinction. Workshop: Putting Dual-System Theories to the Test — Insights from Philosophy, Psychology and Neuroscience. ZiF Center for Interdisciplinary Research Workshop, Bielefeld University, 31 Jan – 2 Feb 2013 (invited).

Implicit bias, two types of belief, and metacognitive motivation. Implicit Bias & Philosophy International Research Project, Workshop 1: The Nature of Implicit Bias. University of Sheffield, December 2011 (invited). [Prezi]

Qualia: The real thing. Second Annual Online Consciousness Conference, February 2010. The conference website hosts my video presentation and short paper, commentaries by Richard Brown and Amy Kind, and the conference discussion session.

Belief and avowed belief. Department of Philosophy and Social Studies, University of Crete, May 2009 (invited). [PowerPoint presentation]

Dual-process theories and the personal-subpersonal hypothesis. In Two Minds conference, The Open University, July 2006 (invited). [PowerPoint presentation]

The anti-zombie argument for physicalism. Annual conference of the European Society for Philosophy and Psychology, Lund University, August 2005. [Handout]

Innateness, culture, and the two-level mind. Weekend conference for the AHRB project Innateness and the Structure of the Mind, University of Maryland, March 2003 (invited). [PowerPoint presentation]

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