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Prof Dan Robinson

Faculty Fellow
Linacre College

Linacre College 
Oxford, OX2 6LB

Research Interests

Philosophy of mind; philosophy of psychology; philosophy of law

Career & Education

B.A. Colgate University (1958)
Ph. D. (Neuropsychology), the City University of New York

Dan Robinson

Representative Publications

  1. How Is Nature Possible? Kant’s Project in the First Critique . (2012) Continuum.

  2. “Personhood: What's In a Name?" New Ideas in Psychology. (2012) vol. 30, 89–96.

  3. “Minds, Brains and Brains in Vats”. In The Soul Hypothesis. Mark Baker and Stewart Goetz, eds. (2011) New York: Continuum, pp. 46-67.

  4. “Consciousness: The First Frontier”. Theory & Psychology (2010) Vol. 20 (6): 781-793

  5. “Do the people of the United States form a nation? James Wilson’s theory of rights”. International Journal of Constitutional Law, (2010) Vol. 8, No.2, pp. 287-297

  6. “Kant’s (Seamless) Refutation of Idealism”. Review of Metaphysics (2010) vol. 64, pp. 291-301.

  7. “Schiavo, Privacy and the Interests of Law”, in The Case of Terri Schiavo: Ethics, Politics, and Death in the 21st Century. Kenneth Goodman, Ed. (2009) New York: Oxford University Press.

  8. Consciousness and Mental Life (2008) Columbia University Press

  9. “Aesthetics, Phantasia and the Theistic”, in Turning Images in Philosophy, Science and Religion: A New Book of Nature. Charles Taliaferro and Jil Evans, eds. (2006) Oxford: Oxford University Press; pp. 133-155.

  10. ‘Dangerousness and ‘the General Duty to All the World’. In Jennifer Radden, ed., Philosophy of Psychiatry. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004, pp. 271-281

  11. “Punishment, Forgiveness and the Proxy Problem”. Notre Dame Journal of Law, Ethics and Public Policy , 2004, Vol. 18, pp. 373-386

  12. “Jefferson and Adams on the Mind-Body Problem”. History of Psychology, 2003, vol. 6, pp. 227-238

  13. “How religious experience ‘works’: Jamesian pragmatism and its warrants”. Review of Metaphysics. 2003, vol. 56, pp. 357-372

  14. Praise and Blame: Moral Realism and Its Applications (2002) Princeton University Press

  15. “On the evident, the self-evident and the (merely) observed”. American Journal of Jurisprudence, 2002, vol 47, pp. 197-210.

  16. “Paradigms and ‘the Myth of Framework: How Science Progresses”. Theory and Psychology, 2000, Vol. 10 (1), pp. 39-47

  17. Wild Beasts and Idle Humours: The Insanity Defense from Antiquity to the Present . (1996) Cambridge : Harvard University Press.

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