Research projects

Here you can see the larger ongoing projects of the center.

Who are We?

PI: Professor Dan Zahavi

Who Are We? Self-identity, Social Cognition, and Collective Intentionality

Who Are We? Philosophy and the social sciences

These two projects investigate what it means to feel, think, and act as part of a we by combing cross-disciplinary theorizing with historical scholarship.

Mapping Perceptual Presence

Perception seems to give us direct access to reality. Researchers often articulate this point in terms of a special ‘presence’ characteristic of perception. Presence is what allows us to distinguish our perceptions from imagery or memories. Disturbances of presence seem to be a crucial factor in several mental disorders, including schizophrenia, delirium, and PTSD. Surprisingly, however, researchers rarely address presence explicitly, let alone analyse it in detail.

Read more about Mapping Perceptual Presence.