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Søren Overgaard

Søren Overgaard

Associate Professor

Søren Overgaard

Date of Birth:     26 May 1973
Place of Birth:     Aarhus, Denmark

Areas of Specialization
•    Phenomenology
•    Philosophy of Mind (especially philosophy of perception and social cognition)

Areas of Competence
Wittgenstein; metaphilosophy; history of twentieth century philosophy

Education
2002    PhD in Philosophy, University of Aarhus
1998     Cand. phil. [Danish MA] in Philosophy, University of Aarhus
1996     BA in Philosophy, University of Aarhus

Academic Employment
2012-    Associate Professor of Philosophy, Center for Subjectivity Research and Department of Media, Cognition and Communication, University of Copenhagen
2009-12    Post doc researcher, Danish National Research Foundation: Center for Subjectivity Research, University of Copenhagen
2006-10    RCUK Academic Fellow and Lecturer, Dept of Philosophy, University of Hull (resigned by February 2010)
2003-06     Post doc researcher, Danish National Research Foundation: Center for Subjectivity Research, University of Copenhagen
2002     Teaching fellow, Dept of Philosophy, University of Aarhus

Grants and Fellowships
2013-16    8,400,000 DKK grant as part of the University of Copenhagen Excellence Programme for Interdisciplinary Research (UCPH 2016), project entitled The disrupted “we”: Shared intentionality and its psychopathological distortions (with D. Zahavi [PI] and J. Parnas).
2008-11    Two Hull University 80th Anniversary PhD studentships (together with Dr Tjeerd Jellema, Dept of Psychology) in ‘Understanding Others’ Actions’.
2006-11    Research Councils UK Academic Fellowship. (cf. http://www.rcuk.ac.uk/acfellow/what.htm)
2005    9 months grant from the Nordic Research Council for the Humanities (NOS-H) as part of the project “Rearticulations of Reason: Recent Currents”. The project was led by Leila Haaparanta, University of Tampere, Finland.
2003-05    2 years grant from the Carlsberg Foundation.

Professional Activities
Editorial work:
Editor (together with K. Romdenh-Romluc and David Cerbone) of the new book series Routledge Research in Phenomenology with Routledge Press (since 2011).
Member of the Editorial Committee of Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences (Springer) (since February 2007).

Reviewing:
•   Articles: British Journal for the History of Philosophy; Consciousness and Cognition; Continental Philosophy Review; Dialogue: Canadian Philosophical Review; European Journal of Analytic Philosophy; European Journal of Philosophy; Husserl Studies; Inquiry; International Journal of Philosophical Studies; Journal of the American Philosophical Association; Journal of Applied Philosophy; Journal of Consciousness Studies; Mind; New Ideas in Psychology; Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences; Philosophical Psychology; Sats: Nordic Journal of Philosophy; Southern Journal of Philosophy; Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy; Synthese; Theoria
•  Books: Acumen; The MIT Press; Ohio University Press; Oxford University Press; Routledge; Springer
•  Conferences: 105th Annual Meeting of the Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology (Austin, Texas, 2013)
•  Grant Applications: The Czech Science Foundation (2015); The Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology (2012); The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (2009).

Other professional activities:

• Member of the executive committee of the Nordic Society for Phenomenology (since April 2011).
• Member of the National Bibliometric Committee for Philosophy, History of Ideas and Theory of Science (since January 2014).
• Official PhD examiner/opponent: Patrizio Lo Presti (Lund University, 4 February 2016), Kristian Moltke Martiny (University of Copenhagen, 4 November 2015), Tero Vaaja (University of Jyväskylä, 19 September, 2015), Anthony Edward Wilde (University of Hull, 18 November 2013), Søren Engelsen (University of Southern Denmark, 28 October 2013), Jacob Rump (Emory University, 17 October 2012), Gabriel Malenfant (The University of Iceland, 10 February 2012).
• Chair of the assessment committee for PhD applications to the Department of Media, Cognition and Communication, University of Copenhagen (2015).
• Chair of the assessment committee for two post doc fellowships and two PhD fellowships (in ‘Empathy and Interpersonal Understanding’ and ‘The Contextuality of Interpersonal Understanding, respectively), Dept of Media, Cognition and Communication, University of Copenhagen (2012, 2011).

Organized Conferences and Symposia
31.10.2013 – 1.11.2013. Reason and Experience (organized with R. T. Jensen, J. Gersel, and M. S. Thaning), University of Copenhagen.
29.10.2013 – 30.10.2013. Experiential Reasons (organized with R. T. Jensen, J. Gersel, and M. S. Thaning), University of Copenhagen.
18.4.2013 – 20.4.2013. 11th Annual Conference of the Nordic Society for Phenomenology, University of Copenhagen.
1.11.2012. Meeting of the International Association for Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences (in conjunction with SPEP), Rochester Riverside Convention Center, NY, USA. (Organized together with Joel Krueger.)
6.8.2012 – 10.8.2012. Copenhagen Summer School in Phenomenology and Philosophy of Mind, University of Copenhagen.
19.10.2011. Meeting of the International Association for Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences (in conjunction with SPEP), Sheraton Society Hill, Philadelphia, PA, USA. (Organized together with Joel Krueger.)
8.8.2011 – 12.8.2011 Copenhagen Summer School in Phenomenology and Philosophy of Mind, University of Copenhagen.
23.8.2010 – 27.8.2010. Copenhagen Summer School in Phenomenology and Philosophy of Mind, University of Copenhagen.
9.7.2007 – 10.7.2007. The Embodied Mind, University of Hull, UK.
8.10.2004 – 9.10.2004. Madness and Irrationality, University of Copenhagen.

 

Publications
A. Authored Books
•   Overgaard, S., Gilbert, P. and Burwood, S. An Introduction to Metaphilosophy. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2013 (vii + 240 pp.). [Korean translation: 메타철학이란 무엇인가?, South Korea: T&H Press, 2014.]
• Overgaard, S. Wittgenstein and Other Minds: Rethinking Subjectivity and Intersubjectivity with Wittgenstein, Levinas, and Husserl. New York and London: Routledge, 2007 (xiii + 201 pp.). Paperback edition 2009. 
• Overgaard, S. Husserl and Heidegger on Being in the World (Phaenomenologica 173). Dordrecht, Boston and London: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2004 (x + 225 pp.).


B. Edited Books
• D’Oro, G. and Overgaard, S. (eds.), The Cambridge Companion to Philosophical Methodology. Cambridge University Press, in press.
• Luft, S. and Overgaard, S. (eds.), The Routledge Companion to Phenomenology. London: Routledge, 2011. Paperback edition 2013.
• Grøn, A., Damgaard, I. and Overgaard, S. (eds.), Subjectivity and Transcendence. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2007.
• Zahavi, D., Overgaard, S., and Wentzer, T. S. (eds.), Den unge Heidegger. Copenhagen: Akademisk Forlag, 2003.


C. Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles and Commentaries
• Overgaard, S. In preparation. “Other Minds Embodied”. Forthcoming in Continental Philosophy Review.
• Overgaard, S. “The Unobservability Thesis”. Synthese, Online First. DOI: 10.1007/s11229-015-0804-3. 
• Overgaard, S. “How to do things with brackets: The epoché explained”. Continental Philosophy Review 48 (2015): 179-195.
• Overgaard, S. and Michael, J. “The Interactive Turn in Social Cognition Research: A Critique”. Philosophical Psychology 28 (2015): 160-183.
• Michael, J., Christensen, W. and Overgaard, S. “Mindreading as Social Expertise”. Synthese 191 (2014): 817-840.
• Overgaard, S.  “McNeill on Embodied Perception Theory”. The Philosophical Quarterly 64 (2014): 135-143.
• Overgaard, S. and Krueger, J. “Social Perception and ‘Spectator Theories’ of Other Minds [commentary on Schilbach et al.]”. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 36 (4) (2013): 434-435.
• Overgaard, S. “Motivating Disjunctivism”. Husserl Studies 29 (2013): 51-63.
• Michael, J. and Overgaard, S. “Interaction and Social Cognition: A Comment on Auvray et al.’s Perceptual Crossing Paradigm”. New Ideas in Psychology 30 (2012): 296-299.
• Overgaard, S. “Disjunctivism and the Urgency of Scepticism”. Philosophical Explorations 14 (2011): 5-21.
 [Reprinted in M. Willaschek (ed.), Disjunctivism: Disjunctive Accounts in Epistemology and in the Philosophy of Perception, pp. 86-102. London: Routledge, 2012.]
• Overgaard, S. “Royaumont Revisited”. British Journal for the History of Philosophy 18 (2010): 899-924.
 [Included in the 21st Anniversary Editor’s Choice Collection of the British Journal for the History of Philosophy, a collection comprising 21 articles representing the “excellence of the work that has been published in the journal”.]
• Overgaard, S. “Ordinary Experience and the Epoché: Husserl and Heidegger versus Rosen (and Cavell)”. Continental Philosophy Review 43 (2010): 307-330.
• Overgaard, S. “On the Looks of Things”. Pacific Philosophical Quarterly 91 (2010): 260-284.
• Overgaard, S.  “How to Analyze Immediate Experience: Hintikka, Husserl, and the Idea of Phenomenology”. Metaphilosophy 39 (2008): 282-304.
• Overgaard, S. “The Ethical Residue of Language in Levinas and Early Wittgenstein”. Philosophy & Social Criticism 33 (2007): 223-249.
• Overgaard, S. “The Problem of Other Minds: Wittgenstein’s Phenomenological Perspective”. Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences 5 (2006): 53-73.
• Overgaard, S. “Rethinking Other Minds: Wittgenstein and Levinas on Expression”. Inquiry 48 (2005): 249-274.
• Overgaard, S. “Being There: Heidegger’s Formally Indicative Concept of Dasein”. The New Yearbook for Phenomenology and Phenomenological Philosophy 5 (2005): 145-163.
• Overgaard, S. “Exposing the Conjuring Trick: Wittgenstein on Subjectivity”. Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences 3 (2004): 263-286.
• Overgaard, S. “Heidegger on Embodiment”. Journal of the British Society for Phenomenology 35 (2004): 116-131.
• Overgaard, S. “The Importance of Bodily Movement to Husserl’s Theory of Fremderfahrung”. Recherches husserliennes 19 (2003): 55-65.
• Overgaard, S. “Heidegger’s Early Critique of Husserl”. International Journal of Philosophical Studies 11 (2) (2003): 157-175.
• Overgaard, S. “Epoché and Solipsistic Reduction”. Husserl Studies 18 (3) (2002): 209-222.
• Overgaard, S. “Heidegger’s Concept of Truth Revisited”. Sats – Nordic Journal of Philosophy 3 (2) (2002): 73-90.

D. Chapters in Books
• Overgaard, S. and Henriksen, M. G. In press. ”Alterity”. In G. Stanghellini et al. (eds.), Oxford Handbook of Phenomenological Psychopathology. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
• Overgaard, S. In press. “Merleau-Ponty and Wittgenstein on Mindreading”. In K. Romdenh-Romluc (ed.), Merleau-Ponty and Wittgenstein. London: Routledge.
• Overgaard, S.  “The Look”. In S. Churchill and J. Reynolds (eds.), Jean-Paul Sartre: Key Concepts, pp. 106-117. Durham: Acumen, 2013.
• Overgaard, S.  “Against Linguistic Exclusivism”. In B. Mou and R. Tieszen (eds.), Constructive Engagement of Analytic and Continental Approaches in Philosophy, pp. 71-90. Leiden: Brill, 2013.
• Zahavi, D. and Overgaard, S. “Intersubjectivity”. In H. LaFollette et al. (eds.), The International Encyclopedia of Ethics, pp. 2755-2765. New York: Wiley-Blackwell, 2013.
• Overgaard, S. “Fænomenologien og den anden”. In B. Schiermer (ed.), Fænomenologi: Teorier og metoder, pp. 75-93. Copenhagen: Hans Reitzels Forlag, 2013.
• Overgaard, S. “Other People”. In D. Zahavi (ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Contemporary Phenomenology, pp. 460-479. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012.
• Overgaard, S. “Visual Perception and Self-Movement: Another Look”. In A. Foolen, U. M. Lüdtke, T. P. Racine and J. Zlatev (eds.), Moving Ourselves, Moving Others, pp. 81-103. Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 2012.
• Zahavi, D. and Overgaard, S. “Time, Space, and the Body in Bergson, Heidegger and Husserl”. In R. Baiasu, G. Bird, and A.W. Moore (eds.), Contemporary Kantian Metaphysics: New Essays on Space and Time, pp. 270-297. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
• Krueger, J. and Overgaard, S. “Seeing subjectivity: Defending a perceptual account of other minds”. In S. Miguens and G. Preyer (eds.), Consciousness and Subjectivity, pp. 239-262. Heusenstamm: Ontos Verlag, 2012.
• Zahavi, D. and Overgaard, S. “Empathy without Isomorphism: A Phenomenological Account”. In J. Decety (ed.), Empathy: From Bench to Bedside, pp. 3-20. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2012.
• Overgaard, S. “Analytic Philosophy”. In S. Luft & S. Overgaard (eds.), The Routledge Companion to Phenomenology, pp. 563-573. London: Routledge, 2011.
• Luft, S. and Overgaard, S. “Introduction”. In S. Luft & S. Overgaard (eds.), The Routledge Companion to Phenomenology, pp. 1-14. London: Routledge, 2011.
• Overgaard, S. “Never Mind the Body: On Somatic Markers and the Emotionality of Reason”. In L. Haaparanta (ed.), Rearticulations of Reason: Recent Currents. Acta Philosophica Fennica, vol. 88, pp. 143-161. Helsinki: The Philosophical Society of Finland, 2010.
• Overgaard, S. “The Problem of Other Minds”. In S. Gallagher and D. Schmicking (eds.), Handbook of Phenomenology and Cognitive Science, pp. 254-268. Dordrecht: Springer, 2010.
• Overgaard, S.  and Zahavi, D. “Understanding (Other) Minds: Wittgenstein’s Phenomenological Contribution”. In E. Zamuner and D. K. Levy (eds.), Wittgenstein's Enduring Arguments. London: Routledge, 2009, pp. 60-86.
• Overgaard, S. and Zahavi, D. “Phenomenological Sociology: The Subjectivity of Everyday Life”. In M. Hviid Jacobsen (ed.), Encountering the Everyday: An Introduction to the Sociologies of the Unnoticed. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009, pp. 93-115.
• Overgaard, S. “In Defense of Subjectivity: Husserl, Levinas, and the Problem of Solipsism”. In A. Grøn et al. (eds.), Subjectivity and Transcendence. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2007, pp. 95-114.
• Grøn, A. and Overgaard, S. “Introduction”. In A. Grøn et al. (eds.), Subjectivity and Transcendence. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2007, pp. 1-8.
• Zahavi, D. and Overgaard, S. “Fænomenologisk sociologi: Hverdagslivets subjekt”.  In M. H. Jacobsen & S. Kristiansen (eds.): Hverdagslivet – Sociologier om det upåagtede. København: Hans Reitzel, 2005, pp. 165-193.
• Overgaard, S. ”Heidegger og den fænomenologiske epoché”. In D. Zahavi et al (eds.), Den unge Heidegger. København: Akademisk Forlag, 2003, pp. 201-224.
• Overgaard, S., Wentzer, T. S., and Zahavi, D, “Veje – ikke værker: Den unge Heideggers skrifter”. In D. Zahavi et al (eds.), Den unge Heidegger. København: Akademisk Forlag, 2003, pp. 9-29.
•  Overgaard, S. “On Levinas’ Critique of Husserl”. In D. Zahavi, S. Heinämaa, H. Ruin (eds.), Metaphysics, Facticity, Interpretation. Dordrecht: Kluwer, 2003, pp. 115-138.

E. Articles Not Peer-reviewed
•  Overgaard, S. “Was Heidegger an ‘Archaicist’?” Graduate Faculty Philosophy Journal 34 (2013): 381-389.
•  Overgaard, S.  and Grünbaum, T. “What Do Weather Watchers See? Perceptual Intentionality and Agency”. Cognitive Semiotics (2007): 8-31.
•  Overgaard, S. “The Private Language Argument and Externalism”. Danish Yearbook of Philosophy 39 (2004): 17-48.
•  Overgaard, S. “Fremmederfaringens aporier”. Filosofiske Studier 21 (2001): 148-173.

 

F. Papers in Conference Proceedings
•    Overgaard, S. “What, if anything, can phenomenology teach psychopathology (and vice versa)?” Husserl Studies in Japan 4/5 (2007): 32-42.
•    Overgaard, S. “Kuragari eno syosha: Husserl to dokugaron no Mondai” (trans. Akira Yoshida). Annual Review of the Phenomenological Association of Japan 23 (2007): 27-35.

G. Book Reviews and Discussion Notes (not peer-reviewed)
•    Overgaard, S. “Movement is our mother tongue”. Review of Maxine Sheets-Johnstone, The Corporeal Turn. Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences 10 (2011): 139-143.
•    Overgaard, S. Review of Shigeru Taguchi, Das Problem des ‘Ur-Ich’ bei Edmund Husserl. Husserl Studies 25 (2009): 89-95.
•    Overgaard, S. “Subjectivity in Continental Philosophy of Mind: Comments on Paul Gilbert and Kathleen Lennon’s The World, the Flesh and the Subject”. SWIF (Sito Web Italiano per la Filosofia) (http://www.swif.uniba.it/lei/mind/forums.htm) 5,1 (2006), eds. M. G. Peckitt and L. Malatesti, pp. 8-13.
•    Overgaard, S. “’Incarnality’ and Metontology: A Reply to Frank Schalow”. Journal of the British Society for Phenomenology 37 (2006): 92-94.
•    Overgaard, S. “Inside Phenomenology: A Reply to Damian Byers”. The New Yearbook for Phenomenology and Phenomenological Philosophy 5 (2005): 398-404.
•    Overgaard, S. “Transcendental Phenomenology and the Question of Transcendence: A Discussion of Damian Byers’s Intentionality and Transcendence”. The New Yearbook for Phenomenology and Phenomenological Philosophy 5 (2005): 377-388.
•    Overgaard, S. Review of Horst Gronke, Das Denken des Anderen, and Dan Zahavi, Husserl und die transzendentale Intersubjektivität. Sats – Nordic Journal of Philosophy 1 (2) (2000): 191-199.

H. Popularized Philosophy
•  Overgaard, S. ”Filosofiens nødvendighed”. Feature article (”kronik”) in Berlingske Tidende, 19 December 2014.
• Overgaard, S. Blog entries on videnskab.dk: http://videnskab.dk/profil/soren-overgaard
• Overgaard, S. “Forskellighedens filosof”. Feature article (“kronik”) in Information, 20 January 2006.
• Overgaard, S. "Filosofi med kroppen". Københavns Universitets Satsningsområde “Krop og bevidsthed”, Nyhedsbrev 5, 2005.


Papers Presented

• 23.4.2016. “Other Minds Embodied”. Annual Meeting of the Nordic Society for Phenomenology, University of Iceland.
• 20.1.2016. “Enactivism and Social Perception”. Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy. [Invited]
• 25.6.2015. “Interaction and Perception in Social Cognition”. Aegina Summer School 2015: The Social Self, Aegina Island, Greece. [Invited]
• 21.4.2015. “Against a Clear Conscience”. Address and Argument: Levinas and Analytic Philosophy, New York University, Paris, France. [Invited]
• 10.4.2015. “Other Minds Embodied”. Embodied Perception and the Human World. Mary Immaculate College, Limerick, Ireland. [Invited]
• 30.3.2015. “Perception and Other Minds”. Rikkyo University, Tokyo, Japan. [Invited]
• 30.3.2015. “Real Hallucinations”. Rikkyo University, Tokyo, Japan. [Invited]
• 28.3.2015. “What Is Phenomenology?” Rissho University, Tokyo, Japan. [Invited]
• 11.8.2014. “Unobservability and Mindreading”. Analytic and Continental Philosophy: Methods and Perspectives. 37th International Wittgenstein Symposium, Kirchberg am Wechsel, Austria. [Invited]
• 12.6.2014. “The Unobservability Thesis”. The Futures of Social Cognition, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany. [Invited]
• 31.5.2014. “Merleau-Ponty and Wittgenstein on Mindreading”. Wittgenstein and Phenomenology: 5th Annual Meeting of the Nordic Wittgenstein Society, University of Stavanger, Norway. [Invited keynote]
• 24.4.2014. “Neither Relational nor Representational? Recent Phenomenological Accounts of Perception”, NOSP 2014: At the Limits of Phenomenology, University of Helsinki, Finland.
• 3.4.2014. “Mindreading and the Unobservability Hypothesis”, Philosophy Lecture Series, University of Vienna, Austria. [Invited]
• 12.12.2013. “The Unobservability Hypothesis”. The Scope and Limits of Direct Perception, University of Copenhagen. [Invited]
• 22.8.2013. “Perceptual Experience: A Phenomenological Proposal”. Normativity in Perception, McGill University, Montreal, Canada. [Invited]
• 21.6.2013. “What Is Phenomenology?” World Philosophies, University of Hull, UK. [Invited]
• 17.6.2013. “Phenomenology: Some Metaphilosophical Considerations”. Philosophies of Philosophy, University College Dublin, Ireland. [Invited]
• 7.6.2013. “Merleau-Ponty on Mindreading: Exposing the Myth of the Mental Given”. Intersubjectivity as Interaction: In the Footsteps of Merleau-Ponty, Radboud University Nijmegen, Netherlands. [Invited]
• 30.5.2013. “How (not) to think about empathy” (with John Michael). Phenomenology of Empathy, University of Copenhagen. [Invited]
• 11.4.2013. “Other Minds and the Argument from Pretence”. Centre for Cognitive Semiotics, Lund University, Sweden. [Invited]
• 31.3.2013. “Other Minds and Disjunctivism about Behaviour”. Phenomenology and Its Futures, University of Johannesburg, South Africa.
• 11.3.2013. “Other Minds and Disjunctivism about Behaviour”. Understanding Others, St Hilda’s College, University of Oxford. [Invited]
• 8.3.2013. “In Defence of Embodied Perception Theory”. Annual Meeting of the Danish Philosophical Association, University of Southern Denmark.
• 8.2.2013. “Other Minds and Disjunctivism about Behaviour”. Enactive and Phenomenological Approaches to Intersubjectivity, University of Copenhagen. [Invited]
• 16.11.2012. “Perceptual Experience: A Husserlian Proposal”. Husserl Colloquium: Perception – Affection – Volition, Alberto Hurtado University, Santiago, Chile. [Invited]
• 11.10. 2012. “Emotion Perception: Direct and Contextual” (with Joel Krueger). Empathy in Context, University of Copenhagen. [Invited]
• 11.4.2012. “What Is Empathy?” DRUST workshop, Scuola Superiore di Studi Umanistici, Bologna, Italy. [Invited]
• 13.3.2012. “Do We Infer the Mental States of Others?” Pre-Reflective and Reflective Processing in Social Cognition, Clare College, University of Cambridge, UK. [Invited]
• 22.10.2011. “Seeing others’ emotions: In defence of dissipating the obstacle”. 50th Annual Meeting of the Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy (SPEP), Sheraton society Hill, Philadelphia, PA, USA.
• 7.10.2011. “Taking interaction seriously – but not too seriously” (with John Michael). Workshop on Social Cognition, University of Copenhagen, Denmark. [Invited]
• 20.9.2011. “Taking interaction seriously – but not too seriously” (with John Michael). Other Minds: Embodied Interaction and Higher-Order Reasoning, LWL Universitätsklinik, Bochum, Germany. [Invited]
• 8.9.2011. “Minimal Transcendentalism: Phenomenology and Ordinary Language Philosophy”. Phenomenology and the Transcendental, Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies, Finland. [Invited]
• 13.5.2011. “What Is the Interactive Turn in Social Cognition Research?” (with John Michael). Empathy, Simulation and Narrative, University of Aarhus, Denmark. [Invited]
• 28.4.2011. “Other Minds: A perceptual Account”. Annual Meeting of the Nordic Society for Phenomenology, University of Iceland.
• 15.4.2011. “What Is the Interactive Turn in Social Cognition Research?” Department of Philosophy, Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey. [Invited]
• 5.3.2011. “What Is the Interaction Theory of Social Cognition?”  Annual Meeting of the Danish Philosophical Association, University of Copenhagen, Denmark. [Invited]
• 12.11.2010. “What Is the Interaction Theory of Social Understanding?” Social Affordances Workshop, University of Copenhagen, Denmark. [Invited]
• 22.5.2010. “The Limits of Linguistic Analysis”. Epistemology and Rationality, University of Rijeka, Croatia. [Invited]
• 6.3.2010. “Do We Infer the Mental States of Others?” Annual Meeting of the Danish Philosophical Association, Danish University of Education, Emdrup, Denmark.
• 23.9.2009. “Do We Infer the Mental States of Others?” The Emergence of Intersubjectivity: Developmental, Evolutionary, and Philosophical Aspects. University of Copenhagen, Denmark. [Invited]
• 5.5.2009. “Epoché and Ordinary Experience”. Colloquium for European Philosophy, University of Warwick, England. [Invited]
• 23.4.2009. “Epoché and Ordinary Experience”. 7th Annual Meeting of the Nordic Society for Phenomenology, University of Tampere, Finland. [Invited]
• 11.12.2008. “Royaumont Revisited”. The Human Sciences Seminar, Manchester Metropolitan University, England. [Invited]
• 16.7.2008. “Perceptual Constancy and the Argument from Phenomenological Variability”. Third International Workshop of the Research Network on the Philosophy of Mind: Embedded, Extended, Enactive and Embodied. University of Wales, Cardiff. [Invited]
• 29.6.2008. “The Non-Neutrality of Experience”. 44th Meeting of the Welsh Philosophical Society, Gregynog Hall, Wales. [Invited]
• 25.4.2008. “Intentionalism, Disjunctivism, and Phenomenology”. 6th Annual Meeting of the Nordic Society for Phenomenology, Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania.
• 19.3.2008. “Is there a Truth in the Sense-Datum Theory?” Philosophy Research Seminar, University of Aberdeen, Scotland. [Invited]
• 20.11.2007. “On the Phenomenology of Looks”. Philosophy Research Seminar, University of Reading, England. [Invited]
• 3.10.2007. “McDowell’s Response to Scepticism”. Philosophy Research Seminar, University of Dundee, Scotland. [Invited]
• 3.9.2007. “Husserl and Heidegger on the Philosophical Significance of the Ordinary”. Husserl and Heidegger: Convergences and Divergences. University of Crete, Greece. [Invited]
• 9.7.2007. “The Problem of Other Minds: A Phenomenological Approach”. Workshop on the Embodied Mind, University of Hull, England. [Invited]
• 20.4.2007. “A Phenomenological Approach to the Problem of Other Minds”. 5th Annual Meeting of the Nordic Society for Phenomenology, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.
• 28.11.2006. “Never Mind the Body: On the Rationality and Intentionality of Emotions”. Philosophy Colloquium, University of Wales at Lampeter. [Invited]
• 13.11. 2006. “What, if Anything, Can Psychopathology Learn from Phenomenology (and vice versa)?” 1st Conference for Applied Phenomenology, University of Tokyo, Japan. [Invited]
• 11.11.2006. “Illuminating the Dark Corner: Husserl, Wittgenstein, and the Problem of Solipsism”. 28th Annual Meeting of the Phenomenological Association of Japan, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan. [Invited]
• 19.10.2006. “Damasio’s Error: Somatic Markers and the Emotionality of Reason”. Rearticulations of Reason: Recent Currents, Norwegian Institute in Rome, Italy. [Invited]
• 30.6.2006. “Living for the Other? Levinas’ Ethics and the Possibility of Leading a Good Life”. My ‘Place in the Sun’: Levinas Today, University of Queensland, Australia.
• 22.4.2006. “How to Explicate Immediate Experience: Hintikka, Husserl, and the Nature of Phenomenology”. 4th Annual Meeting of the Nordic Society for Phenomenology, University of Iceland.
• 28.10.2005. “Was Heidegger an ‘Archaicist’? Reflections on Heidegger’s ‘Destruction of the History of Ontology’”, Relativism and Historicism, University of Oslo, Norway. [Invited]
• 9.9.2005. “Rethinking Other Minds: Wittgenstein and Levinas on Expression”, The Other and I, Uppsala University, Sweden. [Keynote speaker; invited]
• 27.5.2005. “Being in a Void and Being in the World”. World and Mind: New Perspectives on the Internalism-Externalism Debate, University of Copenhagen. [Invited]
• 22.4.2005. “The Tyranny of Goodness: A Critique of Levinas’ Phenomenological Ethics”, 3rd Annual Meeting of the Nordic Society for Phenomenology, University of Bergen, Norway.
• 10.2.2005. ”Udtryk og det fremmedpsykiske hos Wittgenstein og Levinas”. Selskabet for Filosofi og Psykologi, University of Copenhagen [Invited]
• 29.10.2004. “In Defense of Subjectivity: Levinas and Husserl”. 43rd Annual Meeting of the Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy (SPEP), University of Memphis, USA.
• 14.6.2004. “Expression, Mind, and Behavior: Another Look at the Later Wittgenstein”. The Embodied Mind. University of Copenhagen. [Invited]
• 23.4.2004. “The Later Wittgenstein: Grammar and Phenomenology”. Second Annual Conference of the Nordic Society for Phenomenology, Södertörn University College, Sweden.
• 12.3.2004. “Rethinking Other Minds: Wittgenstein and Levinas on Bodily Expression and Mind”, Rethinking Reason, Tampere University, Finland. [Invited]
• 20.2.2004. “The Tyranny of Goodness: A Critique of Levinas’ Phenomenological Ethics”. Annual Meeting of the Danish Philosophical Association, University of Aarhus.
• 13.11.2003. “Three Views on the Transcendence of the Other: Husserl, Sartre, Levinas”. Subjectivity and Transcendence, University of Copenhagen. [Invited]
• 15.9.2003. “The Problem of Others: A Wittgensteinian/Husserlian Perspective.” Intersubjectivity and Embodiment, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium.
• 26.4.2003. “Heidegger’s Formally Indicative Concept of Dasein.” 1st Annual Meeting of the Nordic Society for Phenomenology, Helsinki University, Finland.
• 22.4.2003. “Wittgenstein on Subjectivity.” Brain and Consciousness. University of Copenhagen. [Invited]
• 21.2.2003. “Heidegger og den fænomenologiske epoché”. Annual meeting of the Danish Philosophical Association, University of Southern Denmark.
• 8.11.2002. "Phenomenology as it is, and phenomenology as it should be: A reading of Heidegger's ‘Ontologie (1923)’” The young Heidegger (1919-1923): Between theology, phenomenology, philosophy of life, and neo-Kantianism. University of Copenhagen. [Invited]
• 29.9.2002. “Filosofiens genstand og metode I et fænomenologisk perspektiv”. Filosofiens former: metoder, rækkevidde og formål. University of Aarhus. [Invited]
• 6.10.2001. “Bodily Movement in Husserl’s Theory of Fremderfahrung”, Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy (SPEP), 40th Annual Conference, Goucher College, Baltimore, USA.

Education

Ph.D.

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