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I was recently interviewed by Greg Boyle for a short film about the KLI.  You can view the video on youtube.  Many thanks to Greg for doing a wonderful job creating the film!

Upcoming July 2019:

  • “Stability and the Looping Effects of Human Kinds”
    • ISHPSSB 2019, Oslo, Norway
    • BSPS, Durham, UK
  • “Empathy as a Skill”
    • Cambridge/LMU Moral Psychology Workshop


  • May 2019: “Follow the Measures: conceptualisation, measurement, and interdisciplinary in the science of empathy”
    • Cambridge Philosophy of Science Seminar, University of Cambridge
  • September 2018: “Finding Empathy: How neuroscientific measures, evidence, and conceptualisations interact”
    • Konrad Lorenz Institute for Evolution and Cognition Research Colloquium, Klosterneuburg, Austria
  • April 2018: “Should we be eliminativists about empathy?”
    • Invited talk at the Department of Psychology, University of Vienna
  • July 2017: “What is the place of empathy in a diverse society?”
    • International Tübingen Symposium on Ethics: The Value of [Not] Being Diverse, Tübingen, Germany
  • July 2017: “Looping Patterns by Degree”
    • Joint Session of the Aristotelian Society and Mind Society, University of Edinburgh
  • March 2017: “The Empathic Ideal in Modern Medicine”
    • Doctor, Doctor: Global and Historical Perspectives on the Doctor-Patient Relationship, University of Oxford
  • January 2017: “Empathy as a ‘Looping Kind'”
    • Konrad Lorenz Institute Colloquium, KLI Klosterneuburg
  • July 2015: “Can Conceptual Confusion Surrounding Empathy be Resolved?”
    • Empathy & Interpretation Across the Disciplines, University of Cambridge
  • July 2015: “Looping Effects in the Case of Medical Empathy”
    • International Society for the History, Philosophy, and Social Studies of Biology, Montreal, Canada
  • December 2014: “Empathy, Measurement & Medicine”
    • INSEI (Interdisciplinary Network on Empathy, Sympathy, & Imagination) Workshop, Oxford, UK
  • October 2014: “What is Empathy?”
    • The Moral Domain: Conceptual Issues in Moral Psychology, Vilnius, Lithuania
  • September 2014: “What is Empathy? A genealogical approach”
    • European Society for Philosophy and Psychology, Noto, Sicily
  • July 2013: “Statistical Learning as a Mechanism”
    • International Society for the History, Philosophy, and Social Studies of Biology, Montpellier, France
  • May 2009: Poster: “Statistical Learning in Everyday Perception”
    • Vision Sciences Society, Naples, Florida

Public Engagement: 

  • March 2017: Brain Awareness Week, Vienna, Austria
    • Organised a screening of the film,  “Experimenter,” which is about Milgram’s obedience experiments, followed by a discussion with a panel of experts.  The event was aimed at high school students in Vienna.