Chair of Philosophical Anthropology and Philosophy of Mind

Dr. Alec Hinshelwood

Visiting Scholar

Leverhulme Fellow (1 October 2021-30 September 2022)

 

Campus Am Neuen Palais
Am Neuen Palais 10
14469 Potsdam

 

consulting hours
by arrangement

Research Interests

Philosophy of Mind and Action, Ethics, Aristotle, Kant, Hegel, Marx, Psychoanalysis

Research Project

The Work of Human Hands: Marx on Humanity as Solidarity (funded by the Leverhulme Trust)

CV

10|21–09|22 — Visiting Scholar in Philosophy at the University of Potsdam

10|18–09|21 — Post-Doctoral Fellow in Philosophy at the University of Leipzig

01|18–04|18 — Teaching Fellow in Philosophy at University College London

09|12–02|18 — PhD in Philosophy at University College London

10|09–06|11 — BPhil in Philosophy at the University of Oxford

09|05–06|08 — BA in Philosophy at University College London

Publications

"The Work of Humans Hands", in: J. Conant and D. Ometto (eds.), Practical Reason, Berlin: de Gruyter, forthcoming.

"How to Make Do with Events", in: European Journal of Philosophy (2021).

"The Metaphysics and Epistemology of Settling", in: Inquiry 56:6 (2013), pp. 625-638.

"The Relations between Agency, Identification, and Alienation", in: Philosophical Explorations 16:3 (2013), pp. 243-258.

Lectures

"The Work of Human Hands", Colloquium, University of Leipzig, 2021

"On Practical Thought", Colloquium, University of Leipzig, 2020

"On Practical Thought", Causal Theories of Action, University of Tübingen, 2019

"Making Do with Events", Humboldt Seminar, University of Leipzig, 2018

"What Is Mental Action? ", Mental Action and the Ontology of Mind, University of London, 2017

"Action, Process, Power", Good Action and Practical Thought Network, University of Leipzig, 2016

"The Experience of Thought in Motion", UCL Philosophy Graduate Conference, University College London, 2015

"Why Isn’t Hunger a Desire? ", London-Warwick Mind Forum, University College London, 2015

"Velleman on Shame", UCL Philosophy Graduate Conference, University College London, 2014

"The Metaphysics and Epistemology of Settling", A Metaphysics for Freedom, CSMN Oslo, 2013

"Hierarchical Accounts of Identification and Alienation", MindGrad, University of Warwick, 2011

Scholarships and Awards

2021-22 —Leverhulme Study Abroad Studentship, University of Potsdam

2019-20 — Pre-Doc Award, University of Leipzig

2015-16 — Jacobsen Bursary, Royal Institute of Philosophy

2015-16 — AJ Ayer Memorial Scholarship, University College London

2012-14 — AHRC Doctoral Studentship, University College London

2009-11 — AHRC Research Master’s Studentship, University of Oxford