Conference Papers

• ‘Deictic Uses’, Joint Session of the Mind and Aristotelian Society, Bristol, July 2007.

 

• ‘Thomas Reid: Proto-Conceptualist’, 18th Century Philosophy Colloquium, Institute for Advanced Studies, University of British Columbia, May 2007.

 

• ‘Knowing how to go on ending’, Beckett Centenary International Conference, Reading, March-April 2006.

 

• ‘Gene Mills on Vagueness’, Virginia Philosophy Colloquium, October 2004.

 

• ‘Integrity and Suicide’, Problem of Evil Conference, Prague, March 2003.

• ‘Suiting the action to the words’, Mind and Action Conference, Lisbon, May 2001.

• ‘A problem with pronouns’, 52nd Northwest Conference on Philosophy, Pacific University, 2000.

• ‘Kant and Strawson on the first person’, Kant Society Conference, University of Reading, 1999.

• ‘How wrong can one be?’, Joint Session of the Aristotelian Society and the Mind Association, Liverpool University, 1996.

• ‘Why postulate non-conceptual contents for experience?’, Graduate Philosophy Conference, Birmingham University, 1996.
 

Speaker Papers

• ‘The Bishop, the Chambermaid, the Wife and the Ass: What difference does it make if something is mine?’, Impartiality and Partiality in Ethics Colloquium Series, Reading, 2007.

 

• ‘Contempt and Integrity’, Staff Work in Progress, Reading, 2006.

• ‘Deixis and anaphora’, Reading, 2006.

• ‘Problems with Pronouns’, Oxford, 2006.

• ‘What is the nature of contempt?’, Old Dominion University Philosophy Colloquium, 2005.

• ‘Contempt and Necessity’, William and Mary Philosophy Club, 2004.

• ‘Is contempt a virtue?’, Monroe Scholars Meeting, 2004.

• ‘Empiricism and the Philosophy of Language, Freie Universität Berlin Faculty Seminar, 2003.

• ‘Reasons and Reality’, William and Mary Philosophy Club, 2002.

• ‘Substitutivity in the Philosophy of Language’, William and Mary Linguistics Club, 2002.

• ‘Integrity’, University of Oxford, 2002.

• ‘Inference’s Bearing on the World’, University of Colorado at Boulder, 2002.

• ‘Pronouns and Substitutivity’, University of Southern California, 2002.

• ‘The first person’, University of Pittsburgh Faculty Seminar, 2001.

• ‘Self-reference and self-identification’, Virginia Commonwealth University, 2000.

• ‘What matters about a person?’, Old Dominion University Philosophy Colloquium, 2000.

• ‘A problem with pronouns’, University of Pittsburgh Philosophy Society, 2000.

• ‘Kant and the alleged ‘identification-freedom’ of I’, William and Mary College Philosophy Faculty Colloquium, 2000.

• ‘Actions and bodies’, William and Mary College Philosophy Society, 2000.

• ‘Pure Indexicals? True Demonstratives? Themes from Kaplan’, Arizona State University Philosophy Faculty Colloquium, 2000.

• ‘Deconstruction and the Ordinary: Reply to Stephen Mulhall’, Oxford University Philosophy Society, 1999.

• ‘Now, here, this’, Reading University Philosophy Society, 1999.

• ‘Body sense and immunity to misidentification’, Kings College London, 1999.

• ‘Bodily awareness’, Oxford University Ockham Society, 1998.

• ‘Is reductionism about persons compatible with a viable theory of self-reference?’, Lincoln Philosophy Society, 1998.

• ‘First-person thinking’, Auckland University Philosophy Society, 1997.