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Dr Bryony Pierce

Impact

KEYNOTE TALKS

 'What if the Folk Concept of Free Will is Incoherent?', Nordic Network for Philosophy of Medicine and Medical Ethics Workshop on Experimental Philosophy and Experimental Philosophy of Medicine, Copenhagen, June 2010

'Freedom and the Folk', Experimental Philosophy Workshop, Wroclaw, Poland, May 2010

'Why X-Phi?', Experimental Philosophy Workshop, Wroclaw, Poland, May 2010

 OTHER PRESENTATIONS

'Grounding Reasons for Action', Early Career Mind Network Research Forum, Glasgow, May 2016

'Who's Who?', CEP Annual Conference, British Psychological Society, Cambridge, September 2015

'Alliesthesia and Aesthetic Appreciation', 2nd Conference on Aesthetics and the Embodied Mind, Birkbeck, August 2015

'Grounding Reasons for Action', Whitehead Psychology Nexus Workshop, Fontarèches, France, March 2015

'Consciousness as an Interface’, Workshop on the Subjective Structure of Consciousness, University of Manchester, June 2014

‘Panabstractism and the Emergence of Consciousness’, 3rd AISB Workshop, St Mary’s University College, Twickenham, May 2013

‘Experimental Philosophy’, Friday Forum Special Inquiry, Liverpool, March 2013

‘Is the function of consciousness to act as an interface?’, MindGrad, Warwick, December 2011

'Panabstractism', CEP Annual Conference, British Psychological Society, Oxford, September 2010

'The Folk Concept of Free Will', Experimental Philosophy Workshop, Wroclaw, May 2010

'X-Phi Questions', Experimental Philosophy Workshop, Wroclaw, May 2010

'Problems with the Problem of Free Will', Approaches to Theory of Mind Workshop, Lancaster, March 2010

'What-it's-not-Likeness and the Role of Abstraction', Work in Progress Seminar, Philosophy Department, Bristol University, October 2009

'What-it's-not-Likeness and the Role of Abstraction', CEP Annual Conference, British Psychological Society, Oxford, September 2009

'Psychological Consistency and the Knobe Effect', coxiMAP Mind, Action and Perception I, Osnabrueck, April 2009

'What-it's-Likeness and the Sensorimotor Account of Visual Consciousness', CONTACT Workshop on Perception and Action, Bristol, December 2008

'Psychological Consistency and the Knobe Effect', MindGrad, Warwick University, December 2008

'The Folk Concept of Free Will', Workshop on Conscious Intention, Agency and Free Will: Neuroscientific and Experiential Perspectives, Consciousness and ExperientialPsychology Section of the British Psychological Society, London, November 2008

'Questionable Questions in Experimental Philosophy', Work in Progress Seminar, Philosophy Department, Bristol University, October 2008

'X-Phi Questions', Oxford Centre for Cognitive Neuroscience Autumn School, Oxford, September-October 2008

‘'Rational Reagency', Consciousness, Agency and the Will’, Edinburgh, June 2008

'What would a functional equivalent of consciousness be like?', PPNB Conference, Edinburgh, June 2008

'How could behavioural observations be used to support attributions of consciousness?', Animal Cognition: Philosophical and Empirical Perspectives, Bristol, June 2008

'Consciousness as the Interface between Cognition and Emotion (‘ICE Theory'),Toward a Science of Consciousness, Tucson, Arizona, April 2008

'From Beast Machine to Cognitive Creature', BPPA Masterclass, York, November 2007

'Is the concept of rational agency coherent?', Oxford Centre for Cognitive Neuroscience Autumn School, Oxford, September 2007

'Consciousness as the Interface between Cognition and Emotion (‘ICE Theory'), Annual Conference of the Consciousness and Experiential Psychology Section of the British Psychological Society, Oxford, September 2007  

'Interface Theories of Consciousness and Mind', British Society for Philosophy of Science Annual Conference, Bristol, July 2007

'The role of emotions in explaining a possible function of consciousness', Dutch Flemish Society for Analytic Philosophy Conference on Concepts and Emotions, Antwerp, April 2007

'Action and reaction', 2nd Causality and Motivation Workshop, Rome, April 2007

'Consciousness, conflated concepts and problems with zombies', Bristol, February 2007

'Identity theft by brain transplant: should you be worried?', St Mary Redcliffe and Temple School Sixth Form Centre, Bristol, November 2006

'The symbol grounding problem applied to human rationality', Oxford Centre for Cognitive Neuroscience Autumn School, Oxford, September 2006

'Is there a non-conditional 'ought'?', 1st NPAPA Masterclass, Durham, September 2006

'Non-experience of free will', Annual Conference of the Consciousness and Experiential Psychology Section of the British Psychological Society, Oxford, September 2006  

'Is the concept of rational agency coherent?', Sussex, June 2006

'Is the concept of personal identity as strict numerical identity coherent?', Philosophy Postgraduate Conference, Nottingham, July 2005  

'Rationality and ends awareness', Unity of Reason Conference, St Andrews, June 2005

 

Research findings

‘The Role of External Objects in Perceptual Experience’, Open Peer Commentary on ‘Sensorimotor Direct Realism: How We Enact Our World’ by Michael Beaton (2016), Constructivist Foundations, Vol. 11 (2), 285-287

‘Investigating Somatic Consciousness: Review of the 17th Annual Conference of the Consciousness and Experiential Section of the British Psychological Society’ (2014), Journal of Consciousness Studies 21: 149-154(co-author: Susan A J Stuart)

‘Neurophenomenology - A Special Issue’ (2013), Constructivist Foundations 8 (3), 265-268 (co-authors Michael Beaton and Susan A J Stuart)

‘Experimental Philosophy’ (2013), In Runehov, A. & Oviedo, L. (Eds.) Encylopedia of Sciences and Religions, Springer Netherlands

‘Is the function of consciousness to act as an interface?’ (2012), In F. Paglieri (Ed.), Consciousness in interaction: the role of the natural and social context in shaping consciousness. Amsterdam: John Benjamins

‘Panabstractism crashes x-phi (maybe)’, Interview with Richard Marshall, 3:AM Magazine, 19 June, 2012, URL= http://www.3ammagazine.com/3am/panabstractivism-crashes-xphi-maybe

'Are you any more rational than your cat?'  (2008), In Steven Hales (Ed.), What Philosophy Can Tell You About Your Cat, Open Court

'Is the concept of rational agency coherent?' (2006), Philosophical Writings, 33