Philip Robbins

Philip Robbins
Associate Professor, Director of Graduate Studies & Admissions
418 Strickland Hall
Office Hours: 

Monday 4:00pm to 5:30pm and by appointment.

Tuesday 2:00pm to 3:30pm and by appointment

Research Interests: 

Research Areas:  Philosophical Psychology, Experimental Philosophy

Research Focus:  Social cognition, Moral psychology, Cognitive architecture


Ph.D.  University of Chicago

Select Publications: 
  • "Philosophizing the social brain," Cognitive Systems Research (2015)
  • "More than a feeling: Counterintuitive effects of compassion on moral judgment" (with A. I. Jack et al.), in J. Sytsma (ed.), Advances in Experimental Philosophy of Mind, Bloomsbury Academic (2014)
  • "Modularity and mental architecture," WIREs Cognitive Science (2013)
  • "The phenomenal stance revisited" (with A. I. Jack), Review of Philosophy and Psychology, 3 (2012)
  • "Experimental philosophy" (with J. Knobe et al.), Annual Review of Psychology, 63 (2012)
  • "Modularity of mind," in E. Zalta (ed.), Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (2009)
  • The Cambridge Handbook of Situated Cognition (edited, with M. Aydede). Cambridge University Press (2009)
  • "A short primer on situated cognition" (with M. Aydede), in The Cambridge Handbook of Situated Cognition. Cambridge University Press (2009)
  • "Consciousness and the social mind," Cognitive Systems Research, 9 (2008)
  • "Minimalism and modularity," in G. Preyer and G. Peter (eds.), Context-Sensitivity and Semantic Minimalism. Oxford University Press (2007)
  • "The ins and outs of introspection," Philosophy Compass, 6 (2006)
  • "The phenomenal stance" (with A. I. Jack), Philosophical Studies, 127 (2006)
  • "The myth of reverse compositionality," Philosophical Studies, 125 (2005)