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  1. This is Philosophy of Mind: An Introduction. (2013) Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell.

  2. Key Terms in Philosophy of Mind. (2010). London: Continuum.

  3. Cognitive Science: An Introduction to the Mind and Brain with Daniel Kolak, William Hirstein, and Jonathan Waskan. (2006) New York: Routledge.

  4. Philosophy and the Neurosciences: A Reader. with William Bechtel, Jennifer Mundale, and Robert Stufflebeam, (Eds.) (2001). Oxford: Basil Blackwell.

  5. Objective Subjectivity: Allocentric and Egocentric Representations in Thought and Experience. (2000) Doctoral dissertation, St. Louis, Missouri: Washington University.[preliminary material]

Articles and Chapters

  1. The Myth of Color Sensations, Or: How Not to See a Yellow Banana

  2. On Whether the Higher-Order Thought Theory of Consciousness Entails Cognitive Phenomenology Or What is it Like to Think that One Thinks that P? (with Richard Brown)

  3. What is Visual and Phenomenal but Concerns neither Hue nor Shade?. (2014).In R. Brown (Ed.), Consciousness Inside and Out: Phenomenology, Neuroscience, and the Nature of Experience, Studies in Brain and Mind 6, (pp. 219-227). London, Springer. DOI 10.1007/978-94-007-6001-1 17(linked file contains uncorrected page proofs).

  4. Conscious-state Anti-realism. (in press). In: Munoz-Suarez, C. and De Brigard, F. Content and Consciousness 2.0. Berlin: Springer.

  5. Mental Colors, Conceptual Overlap, and Discriminating Knowledge of Particulars. (2012). Consciousness and Cognition.21(2), 641643. doi:10.1016/j.concog.2011.06.007

  6. Slow Earth and the Slow-switching Slowdown Showdown. ms.

  7. Review of Peter Cave's Do Llamas Fall in Love? 33 Perplexing Philosophy Puzzles. Times Higher Education. 2011.02.24.

  8. Review of Martin Cohen's Mind Games: 31 Days to Rediscover Your Brain. Times Higher Education. 2010.12.09.

  9. Behaviorism, Philosophical Conceptions of. (in press) In: Kaldis, B. (ed.) Encyclopedia of Philosophy and the Social Sciences. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

  10. Swamp Mary Semantics: A Case for Physicalism Without Gaps. ms.

  11. Transcending Zombies ms.

  12. Color-Consciousness Conceptualism.(2012). Consciousness and Cognition, 21(2), 617631. doi:10.1016/j.concog.2010.11.010

  13. The Philosophy of Cognitive Science. (2011). Oxford Bibliographies Online: Philosophy.doi: 10.1093/obo/9780195396577-0019

  14. Supervenience and Neuroscience Synthese [linked file is a draft. The original publication is available at].

  15. Swamp Mary's Revenge: Deviant Phenomenal Knowledge and Physicalism. Philosophical Studies [linked file is a draft. The original publication is available at]

  16. Control Consciousness. Topics in Cognitive Science. [linked file is a draft.]

  17. The Neurophilosophy of Subjectivity. In John Bickle (ed.),Oxford Handbook of Philosophy and Neuroscience. New York: Oxford University Press.

  18. Beware of the Unicorn: Consciousness as Being Represented and Other Things that Don't Exist Journal of Consciousness Studies. 16(1). pp. 5-36. [linked file contains uncorrected page proofs. Please cite published version.]

  19. Review of Catherine Malabou's What Should We Do With Our Brain? Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews. 2009.04.27.

  20. Type-Q Materialism. (with Josh Weisberg). In Chase Wrenn, ed. Naturalism, Reference, and Ontology: Essays in Honor of Roger F. Gibson , New York: Peter Lang Publishing. pp. 223-246. (linked file contains uncorrected page proofs).

  21. L'exploit neurologique de l'objectivite [The Neural Accomplishment of Objectivity]. In: Pierre Poirier and Luc Faucher (eds.) DES NEUROSCIENCES A LA PHILOSOPHIE: Neurophilosophie et philosophie des neurosciences . Paris: Syllepse.

  22. An Epistemological Theory of Consciousness?. In Alessio Plebe & vivian M. De La Cruz (eds.), Philosophy in the Neuroscience Era. pp.136-158.

  23. Cognitive Cellular Automata. In Complex Biological Systems: Applications in Real Life. Icfai University Press.

  24. The Philosophy and Neuroscience Movement. (with Andrew Brook) Analyse & Kritik 29(1): 3-23. (2007)

  25. Evolving Artificial Minds and Brains. (with Mike Collins and Alex Vereschagin). In: Andrea Schalley and Drew Khlentzos (eds.) Mental States, Vol. 1: Nature, Function, Evolution. Amsterdam: John Benjamins Publishers.[pdf of uncorrected proofs] [html of penultimate draft]

  26. Shit Happens. Episteme: The Journal of Social Epistemology.4 (2).[the linked file contains the uncorrected page proofs].

  27. Picturing, Showing, and Solipsism in Wittgenstein's Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus. Analysis and Metaphysics 6(1).

  28. The Neurophilosophy of Consciousness. In Max Velmans and Susan Schneider (eds.) The Blackwell Companion to Consciousness. Oxford: Basil Blackwell.

  29. The Introspectability of Brain States as Such. In Brian Keeley, (ed.) Paul M. Churchland: Contemporary Philosophy in Focus. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

  30. Bickle, John, Mandik, Peter, Landreth, Anthony, (2006). The Philosophy of Neuroscience. The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (Spring 2006 Edition), Edward N. Zalta (ed.).

  31. Phenomenal Consciousness and the Allocentric-Egocentric Interface in R. Buccheri et al. (eds.); Endophysics, Time, Quantum and the Subjective. World Scientific Publishing Co.

  32. Action Oriented Representation. In: Brook, Andrew and Akins, Kathleen (eds.) Cognition and the Brain: The Philosophy and Neuroscience Movement. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. [html] [pdf]

  33. Mandik, Pete and Brook, Andrew. (2005). Introduction. In: Brook, Andrew and Akins, Kathleen (eds.) Cognition and the Brain: The Philosophy and Neuroscience Movement. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

  34. Gareth Evans. (2005). In: The Dictionary of Twentieth-Century British Philosophers. Bristol, UK: Thoemmes Continuum.

  35. Varieties of Representation in Evolved and Embodied Neural Networks. Biology and Philosophy. 18 (1): 95-130.

  36. Synthetic Neuroethology. Metaphilosophy. 33 (1-2): 11-29. Reprinted in CyberPhilosophy: The Intersection of Philosophy and Computing, James H. Moor and Terrell Ward Bynum, (eds.), : Blackwell, 2002.

  37. Representational Parts. (with Rick Grush) Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences. 1 (4): 389-394.

  38. Mandik, Pete and Clark, Andy. (2002). Selective Representing and World Making. Minds and Machines 12(3): 383-395.

  39. Mandik, Pete and Bechtel, William. (2002). Philosophy of Science. In: Nadel, Lynn (ed.) The Encyclopedia of Cognitive Science. London: Macmillan.

  40. Mental Representation and the Subjectivity of Consciousness. Philosophical Psychology 14 (2): 179-202.

  41. Mandik, Pete. (2001) Points of View from the Brain's Eye View: Subjectivity and Neural Representation. Philosophy and the Neurosciences: A Reader. (Eds.) William Bechtel, Pete Mandik, Jennifer Mundale, and Robert Stufflebeam, Oxford: Basil Blackwell.

  42. Bechtel, William, Mandik, Pete, and Mundale, Jennifer (2001). Philosophy Meets the Neurosciences. In: Bechtel W, Mandik P, Mundale J, and Stufflebeam RS (eds.) Philosophy and the neurosciences: A reader. Oxford: Basil Blackwell.

  43. Qualia, Space, and Control. Philosophical Psychology 12 (1): 47-60.

  44. Mandik, Pete. (1999) Objectivity/Subjectivity. The Field Guide to the Philosophy of Mind.

  45. Mandik, Pete. (1998) Objectivity Without Space. The Electronic Journal of Analytic Philosophy, Special Issue on the Philosophy of Gareth Evans.

  46. Mandik, Pete. (1998) Handlung und Erfahrung: Ueber die konstitutive Rolle motorischer Kontrolle bei der Erzeugung raeumlicher Qualia [Action and Experience: On the Constitutive Role of Motor Control in the Generation of Spatial Qualia]. In Bewusstsein und Repraesentation [Consciousness and Representation] (eds.) Heinz-Dieter Heckman and Frank Esken. Paderborn: Ferdinand Schoningh.

  47. Review of Michael Tye's Ten Problems of Consciousness: A Representational Theory of the Phenomenal Mind . (1997) Philosophical Psychology. 10 (1): 127-129.

  48. Fine-grained Supervenience, Cognitive Neuroscience, and the Future of Functionalism. Unpublished.

Selected Talks

Consciousness Without Subjectivity. Long Version. Presented at University of Cincinnati 44th Annual Philosophy Colloquium: The Churchlands (May 16, ). Short Version. Presented at Toward a Science of Consciousness 2008, Tucson, Arizona (April 11, 2008).

Consciousness and the Computational Interface Between Egocentric and Allocentric Representations. Presented at Neurophilosophy: The State of the Art. Caltech. (June 21, 2005)

On the Alleged Transparency of Conscious Experience. Presented at the CUNY Graduate Center Philosophy Colloquium Series (March 2, 2005)

Reductive and Representational Explanation in Synthetic Neuroethology. Presented at the CUNY Graduate Center Cognitive Science Symposium and Discussion Group (December 10, 2004)

Lectures on Sellars and Quine

The following are links to my powerpoint slides from my lectures on Wilfrid Sellars' Empiricism and the Philosophy of Mind and W.V.O Quine's Word and Object for my Spring 2006 course "Contemporary Analytic Philosophy" (PHIL 300-01, William Paterson University).

Lecture 1: Intro to Sellars & Quine
Lecture 2: Sellars Intro and Ch I
Lecture 3: Sellars Ch II
Lecture 4: Sellars Chs III & IV
Lecture 5: Sellars Chs V & VI
Lecture 6: Sellars Chs VII & VIII
Lecture 7: Sellars Ch IX
Lecture 8: Sellars Chs X & XI
Lecture 9: Sellars ChXII
Lecture 10: Sellars Chs XIII & XIV
Lecture 11: Sellars Chs XV & XVI
Lecture 12: Quine Ch I, Secs 1-3
Lecture 13: Quine Ch I, Secs 4-6
Lecture 14: Quine Ch II, Secs 7-11
Lecture 15: Quine Ch II, Secs 12-16
Lecture 16: Quine Ch III, Secs 17-21
Lecture 17: Quine Ch III, Secs 22-25
Lecture 18: Quine Ch IV, Secs 26-32
Lecture 19: Quine Ch V, Secs 33-35
Lecture 20: Quine Ch V, Secs 36-39
Lecture 21: Quine Ch VI, Secs 40-43
Lecture 22: Quine Ch VI, Secs 44-47
Lecture 23: Quine Ch VII, secs 48-52
Lecture 24: Quine Ch VII, secs 53-56

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