David Alan Jopling

Department of Philosophy

Professor

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


Research Interests

Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Clinical Psychology and Psychiatry, Philosophy of Medicine, Early Modern Philosophy, Cognitive Science, Origins of Human Cognition.

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:

Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Clinical Psychology and Psychiatry, Philosophy of Medicine, Early Modern Philosophy, Cognitive Science, Origins of Human Cognition.

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