M.A. (Glasgow), M.A. (Yale), Ph.D. (Glasgow)
Specialization: Philosophy of Perception, Philosophical Logic, Metaphysics Office: N/AOffice Hours: N/APhone: N/A
My main philosophical interest is in the theory of knowledge, particularly the theory of perception and Kantian epistemology. I have also interests in metaphysics and philosophy of mathematics. In a recent book Why Consciousness is Reality,I defend what David Chalmers calls "Phenomenal Realism" and I am at present working on the demythologization of mathematics. In the area of perception theory, I contributed the volume Philosophy of Perceptionto the Prentice Hall Foundations of Philosophy Series, and I have a new book forthcoming with the McGill-Queen's Press: The Enigma of Perception. I have been teaching Kant's Critique of Pure Reasonfor fifty years, and I am now attempting to set down on paper what I have learned over the years.