David Alan Jopling

Department of Philosophy

Professor

Office: Ross Building, S435
Phone: (416)736-2100 Ext: 77588
Emailjopling@yorku.ca


Research Interests

Evolution, human evolution, origins of human cognition, philosophy of mind, early modern philosophy.

All Publications

Books

Talking Cures and Placebo Effects. (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008)

Self-Knowledge and the Self (New York: Routledge, 2000).

The Conceptual Self in Context: Culture, Experience, Self-Understanding, edited by U. Neisser and D.A. Jopling (New York: Cambridge University Press, 1997)

Book Chapters

“The Placebo Effect in Psychiatry and Psychotherapy.” Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Psychiatry. Edited by K.W.M. Fulford and R. Gipps. New York: Oxford University Press. 2013. pp.714-734.

“Five Kinds of Self-Ignorance.” In Ecological Approaches to Cognition: Essays in Honor of Ulric Neisser, edited by E. Winograd, R. Fivush and W. Hirst (New Jersey: Lawrence Erlbaum, 1999) pp. 313-334.

“A ‘Self of Selves’?” In The Conceptual Self in Context: Culture, Experience, Self-Understanding, edited by U. Neisser and D.A. Jopling (New York: Cambridge University Press, 1997) pp.249-267.

“Cognitive Science, Other Minds, and the Philosophy of Dialogue.” In The Perceived Self, edited by U. Neisser (New York: Cambridge University Press, 1994) pp.290-309.

“Sartre’s Moral Psychology.” In The Cambridge Companion to Sartre, edited by C. Howells (New York: Cambridge University Press, 1992) pp.103-139.

Journal Articles

“’Tis much ado to know myself…:’ Insight in the Talking Cures.” Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. Perspectives on the Self: Conversations on Identity and Consciousness. Vol.1234 (2011).

“Placebo Insight.” Journal of Clinical Psychology, Vol. 57, No. 1 (2001) pp.19-36.

“Sub-phenomenology.” Human Studies, Vol.19 (1996) pp.153-173.

“‘Take away the life-lie’: Positive Illusions and Creative Self-Deception.” Philosophical Psychology, Vol.9, No.4 (1996) pp.525-544.

“Kant and Sartre on Self-Knowledge.” Man and World, Vol.19 (1986) pp.73-93.

Upcoming Courses

TermCourse NumberSectionTitleType 
Fall 2017 AP/PHIL2020 3.0  Descartes, Spinoza, and Leibniz LECT  
Fall 2017 AP/PHIL4075 3.0  Life, Death, Absurdity, and Meaning SEMR  

Research Interests:

Evolution, human evolution, origins of human cognition, philosophy of mind, early modern philosophy.

All Publications

Books

Talking Cures and Placebo Effects. (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008)

Self-Knowledge and the Self (New York: Routledge, 2000).

The Conceptual Self in Context: Culture, Experience, Self-Understanding, edited by U. Neisser and D.A. Jopling (New York: Cambridge University Press, 1997)

Book Chapters

“The Placebo Effect in Psychiatry and Psychotherapy.” Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Psychiatry. Edited by K.W.M. Fulford and R. Gipps. New York: Oxford University Press. 2013. pp.714-734.

“Five Kinds of Self-Ignorance.” In Ecological Approaches to Cognition: Essays in Honor of Ulric Neisser, edited by E. Winograd, R. Fivush and W. Hirst (New Jersey: Lawrence Erlbaum, 1999) pp. 313-334.

“A ‘Self of Selves’?” In The Conceptual Self in Context: Culture, Experience, Self-Understanding, edited by U. Neisser and D.A. Jopling (New York: Cambridge University Press, 1997) pp.249-267.

“Cognitive Science, Other Minds, and the Philosophy of Dialogue.” In The Perceived Self, edited by U. Neisser (New York: Cambridge University Press, 1994) pp.290-309.

“Sartre’s Moral Psychology.” In The Cambridge Companion to Sartre, edited by C. Howells (New York: Cambridge University Press, 1992) pp.103-139.

Journal Articles

“’Tis much ado to know myself…:’ Insight in the Talking Cures.” Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. Perspectives on the Self: Conversations on Identity and Consciousness. Vol.1234 (2011).

“Placebo Insight.” Journal of Clinical Psychology, Vol. 57, No. 1 (2001) pp.19-36.

“Sub-phenomenology.” Human Studies, Vol.19 (1996) pp.153-173.

“‘Take away the life-lie’: Positive Illusions and Creative Self-Deception.” Philosophical Psychology, Vol.9, No.4 (1996) pp.525-544.

“Kant and Sartre on Self-Knowledge.” Man and World, Vol.19 (1986) pp.73-93.


Teaching:

Upcoming Courses

TermCourse NumberSectionTitleType 
Fall 2017 AP/PHIL2020 3.0  Descartes, Spinoza, and Leibniz LECT  
Fall 2017 AP/PHIL4075 3.0  Life, Death, Absurdity, and Meaning SEMR