Christopher Mole

I am the Chair of the Programme in Cognitive Systems at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada, where I also teach in the Department of Philosophy.

Office: Buchanan E 369

Email: cmole@mail.ubc.ca

Books:

Attention is Cognitive Unison (2010, Oxford University Press)

The Unexplained Intellect: Complexity, Time and the Metaphysics of Embodied Thought (2016, Routledge)

Articles and Chapters:

Attention in the Predictive Mind
(co-authored with Madeleine Ransom and Sina Fazelpour)


Causes and Correlates of Involuntary Memory


Consciousness and Attention


Real Objective Beauty


Foucault and Kripke on the Proper Names of Authors


A methodological flaw in ‘The neural basis of flashback formation: the impact of viewing trauma


Vision and Abstraction
(Co-authored with Jiaying Zhao)


The Good of Friendship at the End of Life


Attention and Cognitive Penetration


Attention to Unseen Objects


Dead Reckoning in the Desert Ant


The Performative Limits of Poetry


Nineteen Fifty Eight: Information Technology and the Reconceptualization of Creativity


Embodied Demonstratives: A Reply to Wu


Three Philosophical Lessons for the Analysis of Criminal and Military Intelligence


The Contents of Olfactory Experience


The Metaphysics of Attention


Attention (Oxford Handbook of Philosophy and Cognitive Science)


Illusions, Demonstratives and the ‘Zombie Action Hypothesis’


Fiction’s Ontological Commitments


Confirmation, Refutation and the Evidence of fMRI
(co authored with Colin Klein)


Faces and Brains: What fMRI can’t tell us about face recognition
(co authored with students from a class I taught at Wash. U)


The Matter of Fact in Literature


Attention and Consciousness


Attention in the Absence of Consciousness?


The Manifestability of Attention


On the Demonstration of Blindsight in Monkeys
(co authored with Sean Kelly)


Attention (Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Psychology)


The Motor Theory of Speech Perception


Self, Attention and The Sovereignty of Good

UBC Cognitive Systems

CV (on academia.edu)

UBC Philosophy

Research (on PhilPapers)

Associate Professor of Philosophy

University of British Columbia