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Dan Burnston
Assistant Professor, Philosophy

Director of Cognitive Studies

504-862-3388
Newcomb 105E

Education

Ph.D., University of California, San Diego (Philosophy and Cognitive Science), 2015
M.A., Georgia State University, 2009
B.A. Rutgers University, 2007

Biography

Philpapers page

http://philpapers.org/profile/57599

Academic Interests

  • Philosophy of Cognitive Science
  • Philosophy of Mind
  • Philosophy of Science

Selected Publications

  • Burnston, D. C. (Forthcoming). Real patterns in biological explanation. Philosophy of Science.
  • Burnston, D. C. (2016a). Cognitive penetration and the cognition–perception interface. Synthese, doi:10.1007/s11229-016-1116-y.
  • Burnston, D. C. (2016b). Computational neuroscience and localized neural function. Synthese, 10.1007/s11229-016-1099-8.
  • Burnston, D. C. (2016c). A contextualist approach to functional localization in the brain. Biology & Philosophy, 31(4), 527-550.
  • Burnston, D. C. (2016d). Data graphs and mechanistic explanation. Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C: Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, 57, 1-12.
  • Burnston, D.C. and Cohen, J. Forthcoming. Perceptual integration, modularity, and cognitive penetration. In A. Raftopolous and J. Zeimbekis (eds), Cognitive Influences on Perception. Oxford University Press.
  • Uithol, S., Burnston, D.C., and Haselager, P. 2014. Why we may not find intentions in the brain. Neuropsychologia 56: 129-139.