John Louis Schwenkler
University of California at Berkeley
Department of Philosophy
301 Moses Hall
Berkeley, California 94702
- 2005-present: University of California at Berkeley (Berkeley, California)
- 2003-2005: M.A., Philosophy, University of Notre Dame (Notre Dame, Indiana)
- 1999-2003: B.A. summa cum laude, Philosophy, The Catholic University of America (Washington, D.C.)
###Chief Areas of Interest Philosophy of Mind, Cognitive Neuroscience
###Other Areas of Interest History of Modern Philosophy (esp. Kant), Wittgenstein, the Phenomenological Tradition (esp. Husserl, Heidegger, Merleau-Ponty)
- Graduate Student Instructor, Phenomenology (Prof. Josef Moural), UC Berkeley (Summer 2007)
- Graduate Student Instructor, Philosophy of Perception (Prof. Alva Noe), UC Berkeley (Spring 2007)
- Instructor, History of Modern Philosophy, University of San Francisco (Fall 2006)
- Graduate Student Instructor, Kant (Prof. Daniel Warren), UC Berkeley (Fall 2006)
- Teaching Assistant, Morality and Modernity (Prof. David Solomon), Notre Dame (Spring 2005)
- Teaching Assistant, Introduction to Philosophy (Prof. Gary Gutting), Notre Dame (Fall 2004)
- Townsend Center Working Group in the Philosophy of Mind, 2005-present (Co-organizer, 2006-2007)
- Invited Participant, NSF Workshop on “Consciousness and the Brain in Context”, UC Berkeley, December 2006
- Selected Participant, Workshop in Philosophy, Psychology, Neuroscience and Biology, All-Soul’s College, Oxford, April 2005
- Organizer, Notre Dame Interdisciplinary Reading Group in the Philosophy of Mind and Cognitive Science, 2003-2005
- Midwest Philosophy of Mathematics Workshop, 2003 and 2004
- Notre Dame Working Group in Cognitive Psychology, Fall 2003
- Selected Participant, Pew Younger Scholars Program in Philosophy, Summer 2002
###Grants and Fellowships
- Harvey Fellowship, 2006-2009
- Dean’s Normative Time Fellowship, 2007-2008
- Philosophy Department Stipend, Summer 2006
- Donald Davidson Travelling Grant (for London-Berkeley Conference), May 2006
- Ralph W. Church Fellowship, 2005-2006
- Notre Dame Graduate Student Fellowship, 2003-2004
- Shahan Scholarship, 1999-2003
###Academic Honors and Awards
- Passed Qualifying Examination, Spring 2007
- Passed Written Comprehensive Examination in the History of Philosophy (with distinction), Summer 2004
- University Scholar commendation, Spring 2003
- University Honors in Classical Philosophy, Humanities, and Social Science, Spring 2003
- Phi Beta Kappa, Spring 2003
- Pi Gamma Mu (Social Science Honor Society), Spring 2003
- Phi Sigma Tau (Philosophy Honor Society), Fall 2003
- Winner, Columbia Undergraduate Philosophy Review Essay Contest, 2002
- Phi Eta Sigma (Freshman Honor Society), Fall 1999
- ‘Mental vs. embodied models of mirrored self-recognition: some preliminary considerations’, forthcoming in Hardy-Vallée, B., & N. Payette (eds.), Beyond the Brain: Embodied, Situated and Distributed Cognition (Newcastle, U.K.: Cambridge Scholars Publishing).
- ‘Mirrors, misidentification, and the sense of the self’, in preparation.
- ‘Mirrors, the first person, and the embodied-embedded self’. Cognitio 2006 (University of Quebec at Montreal), August 2006.
- ‘Mirrors, misidentification, and the sense of the self’. London-Berkeley Conference (University College, London), May 2006.
- ‘Mirrors, misidentification, and the sense of the self’. Berkeley-Stanford-Davis Conference (Stanford University), April 2006.
- ‘Can we be monists about the mind?’. Society for Student Philosophers Meeting (Pacific APA), March 2003.
- ‘Primitive modality and Armstrong’s combinatorialism’. Rocky Mountain Student Philosophy Conference (University of Colorado, Boulder), March 2003.
- ‘Hexavalent and trivalent chromium affect waveform but not length of electric organ discharge in Gnathenemus Petersii’. Society for Neuroscience Convention, October 1997.
Updated on 2007-07-27 03:22:31 -0700 by John Schwenkler