Christopher Mole

I teach in the Department of Philosophy, and in the Programme in Cognitive Systems, at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada.

I am also the UBC’s Department of Philosophy’s director of graduate studies. 

Office: Buchanan E 369

Office Hours: Fridays 9-10, and by appointment

Email: cmole@mail.ubc.ca

Book:

Attention is Cognitive Unison (2010, Oxford University Press)

Articles and Chapters:

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