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- Dissertation, What Imagination Teaches [download my Research Statement]
- "The Unique Utility of Imagination," wherein I try to show imagination can get us knowledge of the real world.
- "The Unity and Place of Imagination," wherein I try to show imaginings form a coherent class of mental things, distinct from other mental things.
- "Imaginatively Transformative Experiences," wherein I try to show that we can imagine ourselves with very different beliefs and very different preferences.
- "Imagining: A Guide for the Inexperienced," wherein I try to find out what the conditions are for inability to imagine certain experiences.
- "Misimagining Others," wherein I try to figure out what we should presume our limits are in predicting other people's feelings and preferences in making decisions on their behalf.
- "Mental Combination," wherein I compare different mental reasoning operations to show that human minds must use multiple representational vehicles.
- "Mexculinities," a theory of contemporary Mexican masculinity informed by both a historical perspective and recent work on gender theory.
More About Me
I am the Webmaster for the American Association of Mexican Philosophers. In my spare time, I like to draw comics and try to teach myself new skills, like guitar playing, tap dancing, baking, or speaking new languages. I also have a cat, who tries to convince me not to work so much.