Neuro Philosophy of Freewill - team
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Tillmann Vierkant, Ph.D.

Tillmann Vierkant, Ph.D.
Senior Lecturer
School of Philosophy
Psychology and Language Sciences
The University of Edinburgh

Research interest: Till has worked extensively on topics relating to free will and voluntary action in an interdisciplinary context. He has written on willpower and the extended mind, implicit bias, self-knowledge and mind reading. He has also been involved in X phi exploring folk intuitions on freedom and responsibility. Finally, he has edited two volumes on the cognitive science challenge to free will, most notably “Decomposing the Will” (OUP).

Currently, he is writing a monograph on the role of intentional mental actions in human cognition under contract with Oxford University Press.

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