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Dan Burnston Assistant Professor Department of Philosophy Tulane University

Dan Burnston

Associate Professor
Newcomb 105E


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


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Personal Website

Academic Interests

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

Selected Publications

  • Burnston, D. C. (Forthcoming). Fodor on Imagistic Mental Representations. Rivista internazionale di Filosofia e Psicologia.
  • Burnston, D. C. (Forthcoming). Getting over Atomism: Functional Decomposition in Complex Neural Systems. British Journal for the Philosophy of Science.
  • Burnston, D. C. (2017). Real patterns in biological explanation. Philosophy of Science, 84(5), 879-891.
  • Burnston, D. C. (2017). Interface problems in the explanation of action. Philosophical Explorations, 20(2), 242-258
  • Burnston, D. C. (2017). Cognitive penetration and the cognition–perception interface. Synthese, 194(9), 3645-3668.
  • Burnston, D. C. (2016). A contextualist approach to functional localization in the brain. Biology & Philosophy, 31(4), 527-550.