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Daniel N. Robinson
Philosophy Faculty, Oxford University; Distinguished Professor, Emeritus, Georgetown University
Ph.D., City University of New York
Daniel N. Robinson is a member of the Philosophy faculty at Oxford University, where he has lectured annually since 1991. He is also Distinguished Professor, Emeritus, at Georgetown University, on whose faculty he served for 30 years. He was formerly Adjunct Professor of Psychology at Columbia University.
Professor Robinson earned his Ph.D. in Neuropsychology from City University of New York. Prior to taking his position at Georgetown, he held positions at Amherst College, Princeton University, and Columbia University.
Professor Robinson is past president of two divisions of the American Psychological Association: the Division of History of Psychology and the Division of Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology. He is former editor of the Journal of Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology. Professor Robinson is author or editor of more than 40 books, including Wild Beasts & Idle Humours: The Insanity Defense from Antiquity to the Present, An Intellectual History of Psychology, The Mind: An Oxford Reader, and Aristotle’s Psychology.
In 2001, Professor Robinson received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Division of History of Psychology of the American Psychological Association, and the Distinguished Contribution Award from the Division of Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology of the American Psychological Association.
Lecture 01: Zombies
Lecture 02: Self-Consciousness
Lecture 03: The Problem of Consciousness
Lecture 04: The Explanatory Gap
Lecture 05: Mental Causation
Lecture 06: Other Minds
Lecture 07: Physicalism Refined
Lecture 08: Consciousness and Physics
Lecture 09: Qualia and the Mary Problem
Lecture 10: Do Computers Play Chess
Lecture 11: Autism, Obsession, and Compulsion
Lecture 12: Consciousness and the End of Mental Life