James Blackmon



Office: Humanities 571

Phone: (415) 338-1827




  • Philosophy of Mind
  • Metaphysics
  • Philosophy of Science


  • Minds, Brains and Computers
  • Philosophy of Mind
  • Formal Logic
  • Philosophy of Science
  • Ethical Issues in Science and Technology
  • Critical Thinking


"Hemispherectomies and Independently Conscious Brain Regions" Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 2

"Searle's Wall" Erkenntnis 2012

"Review of "Re-Emergence: Locating Conscious Properties in a Material WorldEssays in Philosophy: Vol. 13: Iss. 2, Article 12, 2012

"Atomistic Learning in Non-Modular Systems" with Robert Cummins, David Byrd, Pierre Poirier, and Martin Roth Philosophical Psychology 2005

"What Systematicity Isn't: Reply to Wayne Davis" with Robert Cummins, David Byrd, Alexa Lee, and Martin Roth, Journal of Philosophical Research 2005

"Systematicity and the Cognition of Structured Domains" with David Byrd, Martin Roth, R. Cummins, Pierre Poirier, and Georg Schwarz, The Journal of Philosophy XCVII, No. 4: 167-185 2001

"The Epistemology of Non-symbolic Cognition: Atomistic Learning and Forgetting" with David Byrd, Martin Roth, Robert Cummins, Pierre Poirier, and Georg Schwarz. Tech. Report Phil 99-3, UC Davis