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 2007-07-26 20:22:31 -0700 by John Schwenkler