Kristin A Andrews

Department of Philosophy

Associate Professor
York Research Chair in Animal Minds

Office: Ross Building, S420
Phone: (416)736-2100 Ext: 77590
Emailandrewsk@yorku.ca
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I am York Research Chair in Philosophy of Animal Minds and Associate Professor of Philosophy.

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Kristin Andrews is York Research Chair in Animal Minds and Associate Professor of Philosophy, She also helps coordinate the Cognitive Science program and the Toronto Area Animal Cognition Discussion Group. Kristin is on the board of directors of the Borneo Orangutan Society Canada, a member of the College of the Royal Society of Canada, and the author of a book on normative folk psychology (Do Chimpanzees Read Minds? Toward a New Folk Psychology MIT 2012) and a book on animal minds (The Animal Mind, Routledge 2015). She currently holds a SSHRC Insight Grant for her project "Animals and Moral Practice,” and in 2015 was elected into the Royal Society of Canada College of New Scholars. Research interests: moral psychology, folk psychology, animal cognition, mindreading in animals, methodology in animal cognition She regularly teaches courses in the meaning of life, philosophy of mind, philosophy of psychology, moral psychology, and the philosophy of animal minds.

Degrees

Ph.D., Philosophy, University of Minnesota, 2000
M.A., Philosophy, Western Michigan University, 1995
B.A., Philosophy, Antioch College, 1992

Professional Leadership

-York Research Chair in the Philosophy of Animal Minds, York University, 2017- -Graduate Program Director, Philosophy, 2016-2017 -Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Insight Grant for “Animals and Moral Practice” funded at $97,312, April 2016. -Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Insight Grant for “Animals and Philosophy of Mind” funded at $93,723, May 2013. -Organizer, Toronto area Animal Cognition Discussion Group, 2006-present.

Community Contributions

Scientific Advisory Board, Nonhuman Rights Project 2011-present. Board of Directors, Borneo Orangutan Society, Canada 2008-present.

Research Interests

Philosophy , Psychology , Animal Cognition, Scientific Methodology, Social Cognition, Folk Psychology

Selected Publications

The Routledge Handbook of the Philosophy of Animal Minds, Kristin Andrews and Jacob Beck, eds., Routledge, 2017.

The Animal Mind: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Animal Cognition. Routledge, 2015.

Selected Publications

The Routledge Handbook of the Philosophy of Animal Minds, Kristin Andrews and Jacob Beck, eds., Routledge, 2017.

The Animal Mind: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Animal Cognition. Routledge, 2015.

All Publications

Books

The Routledge Handbook of the Philosophy of Animal Minds, Kristin Andrews and Jacob Beck, eds., Routledge, 2017.

The Animal Mind: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Animal Cognition. Routledge, 2015.

Do Apes Read Minds? Toward a New Folk Psychology MIT Press, 2012.

Book Chapters

“Empathy in other apes” with Lori Gruen. Heidi Maibom, ed. Empathy in Morality, Oxford University Press.

“Normative Practices of Other Animals” (forthcoming) Sarah Vincent, Rebecca Ring, and Kristin Andrews In The Routledge Handbook of Moral Epistemology, Karen Jones, Mark Timmons and Aaron Zimmerman, eds.

“Do Chimpanzees Reason About Belief?” In Kristin Andrews and Jacob Beck, The Routledge Handbook of the Philosophy of Animal Minds, 2017.

“Pluralistic Folk Psychology in Humans and Other Animals” In Julian Kiverstein, ed., The Routledge Handbook of the Social Mind, 2017

“It’s Like He’s Thinking or Something”. John Huss, ed. Planet of the Apes and Philosophy. Open Court Books.

“Great Ape Mindreading: What’s at Stake?” Humans and Other Animals: Rethinking the Species Interface. Annette Lanjouw and Raymond Corbey, eds. Cambridge University Press.

"Animal Cognition" With Ljiljana Radenovic. International Encyclopedia of Ethics, Hugh LaFollette, Sarah Stroud, and John Deigh, eds. Wiley-Blackwell, 2013. DOI: 10.1002/9781444367072.wbiee050

“Confronting Language, Representation, and Belief: A Limited Defense of Mental Continuity” With Ljiljana Radenovic. The Oxford Handbook of Comparative Evolutionary Psychology, Jennifer Vonk and Todd Shackelford, eds. Oxford University Press, 2012, 39-60.

"Beyond Anthropomorphism: Attributing Psychological Properties to Animals" The Oxford Handbook of Animal Ethics, Tom Beauchamp and R.G. Frey, eds. Oxford University Press, 2011, 469-494.

“Social Knowledge” Keith Jensen, Joan B. Silk, Kristin Andrews, Redouan Bshary, Dorthy L. Cheney, Nathan Emery, Charlotte K. Hemelrijk, Kay Holekamp, Derek C. Penn, Josef Perner, and Christoph Teufel. Animal Thinking: Contemporary Issues in Comparative Cognition (Strüngmann Forum Reports). Randolf Menzel and Julia Fischer, eds. MIT Press.

"Critter Psychology: On the Possibility of Nonhuman Animal Folk Psychology" Folk Psychology Re-Assessed. D. Hutto & M. Ratcliffe eds. New York: Springer, 2007: 191-210.

"Why Bush Should Explain September 11th" America's War on Terror. Patrick Hayden, Tom Lansford, and Robert P. Watson, eds. Ashgate Publishing, 2003: 29-42.

"Knowing Mental States: The Asymmetry of Psychological Prediction and Explanation" Consciousness: New Philosophical Perspectives. Quentin Smith and Aleksander Jokic, eds. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003: 201-219.

Journal Articles

“Are Apes’ Responses to Pointing Gestures Intentional?” with Olivia Sultanescu (first author) Humana.Mente Journal of Philosophical Studies Special Issue Pointing: Where Embodied Cognition Meets the Symbolic Mind, 2013 (24): 53-77.

“Pantomime in Great Apes: Evidence and Implications with Anne Russon Communicative and Integrative Biology, 4(3), 315-317.

“Orangutan Pantomime: Elaborating the Message” With Anne Russon Biology Letters, published on-line before print August 11, 2010. doi: 10.1098/rsbl.2010.0564

"Understanding Norms Without a Theory of Mind" Inquiry, Vol. 52, No. 5, 2009: 433-448.

"Telling Tales" Philosophical Psychology Vol. 22, No. 2, 2009: 227-235.

"Telling Stories Without Words" Journal of Consciousness Studies, 16, No. 6-8, 2009: 268-288.

"Politics or Metaphysics? On Attributing Mental Properties to Animals" Biology and Philosophy, Vol. 24, No. 1, 2009: 51-63.

"It's in Your Nature: A Pluralistic Folk Psychology" Synthese, Vol. 165, No. 1, 2008: 13-29.

"Interpreting the Baboon" Trends in Cognitive Science, Vol. 12, No. 1, 2008: 5-6.

"Animal Cognition" Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Spring 2008 Edition, Edward N. Zalta (ed.), http://plato.stanford.edu/archives/spr2008/entries/cognition-animal/

"Innovation and the Grain Problem" With Anne Russon and Brian Huss. Behavioral and Brain Sciences Vol. 30, No. 4, 2007: 422.

"Speaking Without Interpreting: A Reply to Bouma on Autism and Davidsonian Interpretation" With Ljiljana Radenovic. Philosophical Psychology Vol. 19, No. 5, 2006: 663-678.

"Chimpanzee Theory of Mind: Looking in All the Wrong Places" Mind and Language 20, No. 5 November 2005: 521–536.

"How to Learn from Our Mistakes: Explanation and Moral Justification" Philosophical Explorations, Volume 7, 2004: 247-264.

"Interpreting Autism: A Critique of Davidson on Thought and Language" Philosophical Psychology Volume 15, Number 3, 2002: 317-332.

"Our Understanding of Other Minds: Theory of Mind and the Intentional Stance" Journal of Consciousness Studies, Vol. 7, No. 7, 2000: 12-24.

"The First Step in the Case for Great Ape Equality: The Argument for Other Minds" Etica & Animali: The Great Ape Project, August 1996: 131-141.

Conference Proceedings

"Explaining Terrorism" Proceedings of the Twenty-first World Congress of Philosophy: Philosophical Anthropology. Ankara: The Philosophical Society of Turkey, 2006.

"On Predicting Behavior" The Padeia Project On-Line: Proceedings of the Twentieth World Congress of Philosophy, (1998) http://www.bu.edu/wcp/Papers/Mind/MindAndr.htm.

Conference Papers

"Orangutan Pantomime: Elaborating on the Message" With Anne Russon. International Primatological Society, Kyoto, Japan, September 2010

"Explaining Without Language?" University of Cincinatti Conference on Thought and Language. Christopher Gauker, organizer. May 2010.

Commentary on "What Can We Know About What It Is Like to be a Dolphin, and Why It Matters: Dolphin Consciousness and the Ethical Implications" by Thomas White American Philosophical Association Pacific Division Meeting. San Francisco, CA. April 2010

"Orangutan Pantomime: Elaborating on the Message" With Anne Russon. University of Virginia. Lies We Can Believe In: Fiction, Pretence and Human Nature Workshop. Mitchell Green, Angela Lillard, and Eve Danziger, organizers. March 2010.

"Seeking Folk Psychological Explanations" Washington University PNP colloquium series. October 2009. Queen's University Philosophy colloquium series. January 2010 York University Philosophy colloquium series. March 2010.

"Delusions and Dispositions" The Society for Philosophy and Psychology, Bloomington IN, June 2009. (Commentary on Maura Tumulty)

"Moral Judgment and Belief Attribution" The Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology, New Orleans, LA, March 2008.

"Being a Natural Psychologist Without Attributing Beliefs" The Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology, Atlanta, GA, April 2007.

"Animals as Moral Agents? Studies in Natural Moral Psychology SUNY Potsdam, Philosophy Forum. October 4, 2007.

"Natural Moral Psychologists" College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA. Understanding Other Minds and Moral Agency Conference. Karsten Stueber, organizer. April 19-21, 2007.

"Being a 'Natural Psychologist' Without Attributing Beliefs" University of Guelph, Cognitive Science Colloquium Series. January 17, 2007.

"The Theoretical Entities of Folk Psychology" The Canadian Philosophical Association, Toronto, Canada, May 2006. The Society for Philosophy and Psychology (poster presentation), St. Louis, USA, June 2006. The European Society for Philosophy and Psychology, Belfast, Northern Ireland, August 2006.

"Being a 'Natural Psychologist' Without Attributing Beliefs" McMaster University, Philosophy Colloquium, December 1, 2006.

"Expression and Animal Calls: Reply to Colin Allen, Grant Goodrich, and Andrew Mcaninch" University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Expression: Art, Language, Ethology and Ethics. November 3-5, 2006.

"Critter Psychology: Folk Psychology Across Species" University of Toronto. UTism 2006: The Cognitive Gap: What is the Fundamental Difference (if any) Between Human and Non-human Intelligence? March 2006.

"The Nature of Folk Psychological Prediction" University of Western Ontario Philosophy Colloquium Series October 28, 2005.

"Critter Psychology" Carleton University Philosophy Colloquium Series, March 1, 2005.

"Chimpanzee Theory of Mind: Looking in All the Wrong Places" The Joint Meeting of The Society for Philosophy and Psychology and The European Society for Philosophy and Psychology, Barcelona, Spain. July 2004.

"How to Teach Ethics in Global Politics Using Active Learning" International Studies Association, Montreal Canada. March 17, 2004.

"Learning Through Stories" York University Brown Bag Seminar Series, January 2004.

"Explaining Terrorism" The Twenty-first Word Congress of Philosophy, Istanbul, Turkey. August 2003.

"Folk Psychology is Not Fundamentally a Predictive Device" The European Society for Philosophy and Psychology, Turin, Italy. July 2003

"Folk Psychology is Not a Predictive Device" The Society for Philosophy and Psychology, Pasadena, CA, June 2003. Poster Presentation.

"The Role of Folk Psychology" University of Waterloo Philosophy Colloquium Series. November 7, 2003.

"An Explanation is Not a Justification: Why Bush Needs to Explain September 11" Assessing the Presidency of George W. Bush at Midpoint: Political, Ethical, and Historical Considerations. Conference co-sponsored by the Center for International Politics and Ethics at New England College and University of Southern Mississippi, November 2002.

"Anthropomorphism" The Society for Philosophy and Psychology, Edmonton, AL, June 2002. (Commentary on Brian Keeley)

"How to Learn From Our Mistakes: Explanation and Justification in the Moral Realm" Causation and Explanation in the Natural and Social Sciences, "How to Learn From Our Mistakes: Explanation and Justification in the Moral Realm" Causation and Explanation in the Natural and Social Sciences, Belgium, May 2002. , May 2002.

"Psychological Explanations and Moral Justifications" University of Cincinnati Philosophy Colloquium Series, April 2002.

"Dolphins' Understanding of Modus Ponens: A Test for Mental Representation" North Carolina Philosophical Society/South Carolina Society for Philosophy. Charleston, SC, February 2002.

"Autism and Davidsonian Interpretation" The Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, April 2001.

"Institutional Moral Development: Will the WTO Ever Grow Up?" Supranationalism: The Ethics of Global Governance NEH seminar, July 2001.

"Folk Psychological Prediction and Explanation" The European Society for Philosophy and Psychology, Salzburg, Austria, September 2000.

"Asymmetry of Psychological Prediction and Explanation" Western Michigan University Philosophy Colloquium Series, October 2000.

"The Changing Criterion for Animal Belief" The European Society for Philosophy and Psychology, Warwick, England, July 1999.

"Prediction, Explanation, and Folk Psychology" (with Peter Verbeek) The Society for Philosophy and Psychology, Stanford, CA, June 1999.

"Animal Minds" University of Minnesota Cognitive Science Center Colloquium, March 1999.

"Does the Chess-playing Computer Have a Theory of Mind?" Poster presentation, Dennett's Philosophy: A Comprehensive Assessment, Memorial University, St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada, November 6-9, 1998.

"Is False Belief Understanding In Young Children Associated With Naturalistic Peer Interaction?" (with Peter Verbeek) The Fourteenth Bi-Annual Conference of the International Society for Human Ethology, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada, August 19-23, 1998.

"On Predicting Behavior" The Twentieth World Congress of Philosophy, Boston, Massachusetts, August 1998.

"On Predicting Behavior" The Society for Philosophy and Psychology, Minneapolis, Minnesota, June 1998.

"Animal Consciousness: The Intentional Stance and Theory of Mind" The European Society for Philosophy and Psychology, Padua, Italy, August 1997.

Book Reviews

Review of Lurz Mindreading Animals. Notre Dame Philosophical Review. March 30, 2012. http://ndpr.nd.edu/news/29824-mindreading-animals-the-debate-over-what-animals-know- about-other-minds/

Forthcoming

"Animal Cognition" International Encyclopedia of Ethics, Hugh LaFollette, Sarah Stroud, and John Deigh, eds. Wiley-Blackwell, forthcoming.

"Beyond Anthropomorphism: Why We Can Attribute Psychological Properties to Animals" Oxford Handbook on Ethics and Animals, Tom Beauchamp & Ray Frey, eds. Oxford University Press.


I am York Research Chair in Philosophy of Animal Minds and Associate Professor of Philosophy.


Kristin Andrews is York Research Chair in Animal Minds and Associate Professor of Philosophy, She also helps coordinate the Cognitive Science program and the Toronto Area Animal Cognition Discussion Group. Kristin is on the board of directors of the Borneo Orangutan Society Canada, a member of the College of the Royal Society of Canada, and the author of a book on normative folk psychology (Do Chimpanzees Read Minds? Toward a New Folk Psychology MIT 2012) and a book on animal minds (The Animal Mind, Routledge 2015). She currently holds a SSHRC Insight Grant for her project "Animals and Moral Practice,” and in 2015 was elected into the Royal Society of Canada College of New Scholars. Research interests: moral psychology, folk psychology, animal cognition, mindreading in animals, methodology in animal cognition She regularly teaches courses in the meaning of life, philosophy of mind, philosophy of psychology, moral psychology, and the philosophy of animal minds.

Degrees

Ph.D., Philosophy, University of Minnesota, 2000
M.A., Philosophy, Western Michigan University, 1995
B.A., Philosophy, Antioch College, 1992

Professional Leadership

-York Research Chair in the Philosophy of Animal Minds, York University, 2017- -Graduate Program Director, Philosophy, 2016-2017 -Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Insight Grant for “Animals and Moral Practice” funded at $97,312, April 2016. -Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Insight Grant for “Animals and Philosophy of Mind” funded at $93,723, May 2013. -Organizer, Toronto area Animal Cognition Discussion Group, 2006-present.

Community Contributions

Scientific Advisory Board, Nonhuman Rights Project 2011-present. Board of Directors, Borneo Orangutan Society, Canada 2008-present.

Research Interests:

Philosophy , Psychology , Animal Cognition, Scientific Methodology, Social Cognition, Folk Psychology

All Publications

Books

The Routledge Handbook of the Philosophy of Animal Minds, Kristin Andrews and Jacob Beck, eds., Routledge, 2017.

The Animal Mind: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Animal Cognition. Routledge, 2015.

Do Apes Read Minds? Toward a New Folk Psychology MIT Press, 2012.

Book Chapters

“Empathy in other apes” with Lori Gruen. Heidi Maibom, ed. Empathy in Morality, Oxford University Press.

“Normative Practices of Other Animals” (forthcoming) Sarah Vincent, Rebecca Ring, and Kristin Andrews In The Routledge Handbook of Moral Epistemology, Karen Jones, Mark Timmons and Aaron Zimmerman, eds.

“Do Chimpanzees Reason About Belief?” In Kristin Andrews and Jacob Beck, The Routledge Handbook of the Philosophy of Animal Minds, 2017.

“Pluralistic Folk Psychology in Humans and Other Animals” In Julian Kiverstein, ed., The Routledge Handbook of the Social Mind, 2017

“It’s Like He’s Thinking or Something”. John Huss, ed. Planet of the Apes and Philosophy. Open Court Books.

“Great Ape Mindreading: What’s at Stake?” Humans and Other Animals: Rethinking the Species Interface. Annette Lanjouw and Raymond Corbey, eds. Cambridge University Press.

"Animal Cognition" With Ljiljana Radenovic. International Encyclopedia of Ethics, Hugh LaFollette, Sarah Stroud, and John Deigh, eds. Wiley-Blackwell, 2013. DOI: 10.1002/9781444367072.wbiee050

“Confronting Language, Representation, and Belief: A Limited Defense of Mental Continuity” With Ljiljana Radenovic. The Oxford Handbook of Comparative Evolutionary Psychology, Jennifer Vonk and Todd Shackelford, eds. Oxford University Press, 2012, 39-60.

"Beyond Anthropomorphism: Attributing Psychological Properties to Animals" The Oxford Handbook of Animal Ethics, Tom Beauchamp and R.G. Frey, eds. Oxford University Press, 2011, 469-494.

“Social Knowledge” Keith Jensen, Joan B. Silk, Kristin Andrews, Redouan Bshary, Dorthy L. Cheney, Nathan Emery, Charlotte K. Hemelrijk, Kay Holekamp, Derek C. Penn, Josef Perner, and Christoph Teufel. Animal Thinking: Contemporary Issues in Comparative Cognition (Strüngmann Forum Reports). Randolf Menzel and Julia Fischer, eds. MIT Press.

"Critter Psychology: On the Possibility of Nonhuman Animal Folk Psychology" Folk Psychology Re-Assessed. D. Hutto & M. Ratcliffe eds. New York: Springer, 2007: 191-210.

"Why Bush Should Explain September 11th" America's War on Terror. Patrick Hayden, Tom Lansford, and Robert P. Watson, eds. Ashgate Publishing, 2003: 29-42.

"Knowing Mental States: The Asymmetry of Psychological Prediction and Explanation" Consciousness: New Philosophical Perspectives. Quentin Smith and Aleksander Jokic, eds. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003: 201-219.

Journal Articles

“Are Apes’ Responses to Pointing Gestures Intentional?” with Olivia Sultanescu (first author) Humana.Mente Journal of Philosophical Studies Special Issue Pointing: Where Embodied Cognition Meets the Symbolic Mind, 2013 (24): 53-77.

“Pantomime in Great Apes: Evidence and Implications with Anne Russon Communicative and Integrative Biology, 4(3), 315-317.

“Orangutan Pantomime: Elaborating the Message” With Anne Russon Biology Letters, published on-line before print August 11, 2010. doi: 10.1098/rsbl.2010.0564

"Understanding Norms Without a Theory of Mind" Inquiry, Vol. 52, No. 5, 2009: 433-448.

"Telling Tales" Philosophical Psychology Vol. 22, No. 2, 2009: 227-235.

"Telling Stories Without Words" Journal of Consciousness Studies, 16, No. 6-8, 2009: 268-288.

"Politics or Metaphysics? On Attributing Mental Properties to Animals" Biology and Philosophy, Vol. 24, No. 1, 2009: 51-63.

"It's in Your Nature: A Pluralistic Folk Psychology" Synthese, Vol. 165, No. 1, 2008: 13-29.

"Interpreting the Baboon" Trends in Cognitive Science, Vol. 12, No. 1, 2008: 5-6.

"Animal Cognition" Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Spring 2008 Edition, Edward N. Zalta (ed.), http://plato.stanford.edu/archives/spr2008/entries/cognition-animal/

"Innovation and the Grain Problem" With Anne Russon and Brian Huss. Behavioral and Brain Sciences Vol. 30, No. 4, 2007: 422.

"Speaking Without Interpreting: A Reply to Bouma on Autism and Davidsonian Interpretation" With Ljiljana Radenovic. Philosophical Psychology Vol. 19, No. 5, 2006: 663-678.

"Chimpanzee Theory of Mind: Looking in All the Wrong Places" Mind and Language 20, No. 5 November 2005: 521–536.

"How to Learn from Our Mistakes: Explanation and Moral Justification" Philosophical Explorations, Volume 7, 2004: 247-264.

"Interpreting Autism: A Critique of Davidson on Thought and Language" Philosophical Psychology Volume 15, Number 3, 2002: 317-332.

"Our Understanding of Other Minds: Theory of Mind and the Intentional Stance" Journal of Consciousness Studies, Vol. 7, No. 7, 2000: 12-24.

"The First Step in the Case for Great Ape Equality: The Argument for Other Minds" Etica & Animali: The Great Ape Project, August 1996: 131-141.

Conference Proceedings

"Explaining Terrorism" Proceedings of the Twenty-first World Congress of Philosophy: Philosophical Anthropology. Ankara: The Philosophical Society of Turkey, 2006.

"On Predicting Behavior" The Padeia Project On-Line: Proceedings of the Twentieth World Congress of Philosophy, (1998) http://www.bu.edu/wcp/Papers/Mind/MindAndr.htm.

Conference Papers

"Orangutan Pantomime: Elaborating on the Message" With Anne Russon. International Primatological Society, Kyoto, Japan, September 2010

"Explaining Without Language?" University of Cincinatti Conference on Thought and Language. Christopher Gauker, organizer. May 2010.

Commentary on "What Can We Know About What It Is Like to be a Dolphin, and Why It Matters: Dolphin Consciousness and the Ethical Implications" by Thomas White American Philosophical Association Pacific Division Meeting. San Francisco, CA. April 2010

"Orangutan Pantomime: Elaborating on the Message" With Anne Russon. University of Virginia. Lies We Can Believe In: Fiction, Pretence and Human Nature Workshop. Mitchell Green, Angela Lillard, and Eve Danziger, organizers. March 2010.

"Seeking Folk Psychological Explanations" Washington University PNP colloquium series. October 2009. Queen's University Philosophy colloquium series. January 2010 York University Philosophy colloquium series. March 2010.

"Delusions and Dispositions" The Society for Philosophy and Psychology, Bloomington IN, June 2009. (Commentary on Maura Tumulty)

"Moral Judgment and Belief Attribution" The Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology, New Orleans, LA, March 2008.

"Being a Natural Psychologist Without Attributing Beliefs" The Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology, Atlanta, GA, April 2007.

"Animals as Moral Agents? Studies in Natural Moral Psychology SUNY Potsdam, Philosophy Forum. October 4, 2007.

"Natural Moral Psychologists" College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA. Understanding Other Minds and Moral Agency Conference. Karsten Stueber, organizer. April 19-21, 2007.

"Being a 'Natural Psychologist' Without Attributing Beliefs" University of Guelph, Cognitive Science Colloquium Series. January 17, 2007.

"The Theoretical Entities of Folk Psychology" The Canadian Philosophical Association, Toronto, Canada, May 2006. The Society for Philosophy and Psychology (poster presentation), St. Louis, USA, June 2006. The European Society for Philosophy and Psychology, Belfast, Northern Ireland, August 2006.

"Being a 'Natural Psychologist' Without Attributing Beliefs" McMaster University, Philosophy Colloquium, December 1, 2006.

"Expression and Animal Calls: Reply to Colin Allen, Grant Goodrich, and Andrew Mcaninch" University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Expression: Art, Language, Ethology and Ethics. November 3-5, 2006.

"Critter Psychology: Folk Psychology Across Species" University of Toronto. UTism 2006: The Cognitive Gap: What is the Fundamental Difference (if any) Between Human and Non-human Intelligence? March 2006.

"The Nature of Folk Psychological Prediction" University of Western Ontario Philosophy Colloquium Series October 28, 2005.

"Critter Psychology" Carleton University Philosophy Colloquium Series, March 1, 2005.

"Chimpanzee Theory of Mind: Looking in All the Wrong Places" The Joint Meeting of The Society for Philosophy and Psychology and The European Society for Philosophy and Psychology, Barcelona, Spain. July 2004.

"How to Teach Ethics in Global Politics Using Active Learning" International Studies Association, Montreal Canada. March 17, 2004.

"Learning Through Stories" York University Brown Bag Seminar Series, January 2004.

"Explaining Terrorism" The Twenty-first Word Congress of Philosophy, Istanbul, Turkey. August 2003.

"Folk Psychology is Not Fundamentally a Predictive Device" The European Society for Philosophy and Psychology, Turin, Italy. July 2003

"Folk Psychology is Not a Predictive Device" The Society for Philosophy and Psychology, Pasadena, CA, June 2003. Poster Presentation.

"The Role of Folk Psychology" University of Waterloo Philosophy Colloquium Series. November 7, 2003.

"An Explanation is Not a Justification: Why Bush Needs to Explain September 11" Assessing the Presidency of George W. Bush at Midpoint: Political, Ethical, and Historical Considerations. Conference co-sponsored by the Center for International Politics and Ethics at New England College and University of Southern Mississippi, November 2002.

"Anthropomorphism" The Society for Philosophy and Psychology, Edmonton, AL, June 2002. (Commentary on Brian Keeley)

"How to Learn From Our Mistakes: Explanation and Justification in the Moral Realm" Causation and Explanation in the Natural and Social Sciences, "How to Learn From Our Mistakes: Explanation and Justification in the Moral Realm" Causation and Explanation in the Natural and Social Sciences, Belgium, May 2002. , May 2002.

"Psychological Explanations and Moral Justifications" University of Cincinnati Philosophy Colloquium Series, April 2002.

"Dolphins' Understanding of Modus Ponens: A Test for Mental Representation" North Carolina Philosophical Society/South Carolina Society for Philosophy. Charleston, SC, February 2002.

"Autism and Davidsonian Interpretation" The Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, April 2001.

"Institutional Moral Development: Will the WTO Ever Grow Up?" Supranationalism: The Ethics of Global Governance NEH seminar, July 2001.

"Folk Psychological Prediction and Explanation" The European Society for Philosophy and Psychology, Salzburg, Austria, September 2000.

"Asymmetry of Psychological Prediction and Explanation" Western Michigan University Philosophy Colloquium Series, October 2000.

"The Changing Criterion for Animal Belief" The European Society for Philosophy and Psychology, Warwick, England, July 1999.

"Prediction, Explanation, and Folk Psychology" (with Peter Verbeek) The Society for Philosophy and Psychology, Stanford, CA, June 1999.

"Animal Minds" University of Minnesota Cognitive Science Center Colloquium, March 1999.

"Does the Chess-playing Computer Have a Theory of Mind?" Poster presentation, Dennett's Philosophy: A Comprehensive Assessment, Memorial University, St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada, November 6-9, 1998.

"Is False Belief Understanding In Young Children Associated With Naturalistic Peer Interaction?" (with Peter Verbeek) The Fourteenth Bi-Annual Conference of the International Society for Human Ethology, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada, August 19-23, 1998.

"On Predicting Behavior" The Twentieth World Congress of Philosophy, Boston, Massachusetts, August 1998.

"On Predicting Behavior" The Society for Philosophy and Psychology, Minneapolis, Minnesota, June 1998.

"Animal Consciousness: The Intentional Stance and Theory of Mind" The European Society for Philosophy and Psychology, Padua, Italy, August 1997.

Book Reviews

Review of Lurz Mindreading Animals. Notre Dame Philosophical Review. March 30, 2012. http://ndpr.nd.edu/news/29824-mindreading-animals-the-debate-over-what-animals-know- about-other-minds/

Forthcoming

"Animal Cognition" International Encyclopedia of Ethics, Hugh LaFollette, Sarah Stroud, and John Deigh, eds. Wiley-Blackwell, forthcoming.

"Beyond Anthropomorphism: Why We Can Attribute Psychological Properties to Animals" Oxford Handbook on Ethics and Animals, Tom Beauchamp & Ray Frey, eds. Oxford University Press.