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Professor Susanna Siegel Professor
Susanna Siegel

Edgar Pierce Professor of Philosophy

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Susanna Siegel received her PhD from Cornell University. She currently works on topics in the philosophy of mind and epistemology. Her book The Contents of Visual Experience, was published in 2010. Other publications include: 

  • "The Epistemology of Selection Effects", forthcoming in Oxford Studies in Epistemology. Ed. T. Gendler.
  • Book Symposium on The Contents of Visual Experience. With comments by John Campbell, Jesse Prinz and Charles Travis.
  • "The Epistemic Impact of the Etiology of Experience", forthcoming in Philosophical Studies as a Symposium with responses by Richard Fumerton, Michael Huemer and Matthew McGrath.
  • "Cognitive Penetrability and Perceptual Justification", Noûs 2012
  • "Do Experiences Have Contents?" in Perceiving the World, Ed. Bence Nanay (Oxford University Press, 2010)
  • "The Visual Experience of Causation", Philosophical Quarterly (2009)
  • "The Epistemic Conception of Hallucination", in F. Macpherson, Ed,  Disjunctivism: Perception, Knowledge and Action (Oxford University Press, 2008)
  • "Indiscriminability and the Phenomenal", Philosophical Studies 120 (2004)
  • "Which Properties are Represented in Perception?" in T. Gendler and J. Hawthorne, Perceptual Experience (Oxford University Press, 2006)
  • "The Role of Perception in Demonstrative Reference," Philosophers' Imprint (2002)
  • "Subject and Object in the Contents of Visual Experience," Philosophical Review 115:3 (2006)
  • "How Does Visual Phenomenology Constrain Object-seeing?" Australasian Journal of Philosophy (2006)
  • "Direct Realism and Perceptual Consciousness," Philosophy & Phenomenological Research (2006)
  • "Presupposition and Policing in Complex Demonstratives," Noûs 40 (2006)
  • "The Phenomenology of Efficacy", Philosophical Topics (2006)

Copies of these papers and others can be found on Prof Siegel's Website.

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