Hello! I am a philosopher currently based in the Department of History and Philosophy of Science at the University of Cambridge. My research focuses on various issues in Philosophy of Cognitive Science, Medicine, Biology, and the Social Sciences. I am especially interested in empathy and other forms of social cognition, and how they operate in applied domains such as medicine and law.
I’m currently a Teaching Associate in the Department of History and Philosophy of Science at the University of Cambridge. My research focuses on the ways in which experimental psychology enters into debate about the value of empathy in society. Prior to taking up my current post, I was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Konrad… Continue reading About
The Science of Empathy: Conceptual and Measurement Issues In my PhD, I argued that there is substantial conceptual confusion in empirical psychological research on empathy and that this causes various problems for attempts to apply such research to social, political, and moral problems. My current postdoctoral work looks for ways to resolve some of this… Continue reading Current Projects
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