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Shepherd Joshua

Dr Joshua Shepherd

Principal Investigator
Assistant Professor, Carleton University
Research Professor, University of Barcelona

Areas of research

metacognition, agency, consciousness


Department of Philosophy, Carleton University

ERC-funded project 'Rethinking Conscious Agency', University of Barcelona

Selected publications:

  • Shepherd, J. (2018). Consciousness and moral status. Abingdon: Routledge.
  • Shepherd, J. (2018). Intelligent action guidance and the use of mixed representational formats. Synthese, 1-20.
  • Shepherd, J. (2017). The moral insignificance of self‐consciousness. European journal of philosophy, 25(2), 398-415.
  • Shepherd, J. (2016). Conscious action/zombie action. Noûs, 50(2), 419-444.
  • Shepherd, J. (2015). Conscious control over action. Mind & language, 30(3), 320-344.