received a Ph.D. in Philosophy from the University of Toronto. His dissertation, Thinking Nature: Towards a Phenomenological Naturalism, developed a methodology and ontology for the study of subjectivity. His current postdoctoral research is on the nature of animality, and is supported by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada. Dave works on problems in philosophy of mind and phenomenology, and has a keen interest in Kant and German Idealism. More information can be found at his personal website.