Collaborators (publications)

Below are the websites of researchers I have collaborated with on various publications.


William Bechtel (University of California, San Diego)

Co-author of “Explanatory Pluralism and The Heuristic Identity Theory,” Theory and Psychology 11, 738-761.

Co-author of “Heuristic Identity Theory (or Back to the Future): The Mind-Body Problem Against the Background of Research Strategies in Cognitive Neuroscience,” Proceedings of the Twenty-First Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society. M. Hahn and S. C. Stones (eds.). Mahway, New Jersey: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 67-72.

Emma Cohen (School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography and Institute for Cognitive and Evolutionary Anthropology, University of Oxford) 

Co-author of “Common Criticisms of the Cognitive Science of Religion – Answered,” Bulletin of the Council of Societies for the Study of Religion 37 (2008), 1-4.

Co-author of “Cognitive Science and the Naturalness of Religion,” Philosophy Compass. Wiley-Blackwell. (forthcoming)

Joseph Henrich (University of British Columbia)

Co-author of “Susceptibility to the Muller-Lyer Illusion, Theory Neutral Observation, and the Diachronic Cognitive Penetrability of the Visual Input System,” Philosophical Psychology 19 (2006): 79-101.

Jon Lanman (Lecturer in Cognition and Culture and Anthropology, Queen’s University Belfast)

Co-author of “Common Criticisms of the Cognitive Science of Religion – Answered,” /Bulletin of the Council of Societies for the Study of Religion/ 37 (2008), 1-4.

E. Thomas Lawson (Professor Emeritus, Western Michigan University)
        Honorary Professor, Institute of Cognition and Culture, Queen’s University, Belfast

Co-author of Rethinking Religion: Connecting Cognition and Culture (1990)

Co-author of Bringing Ritual to Mind: Psychological Foundations of Ritual Forms (2002).

Co-author of “The Cognitive Representation of Religious Ritual Form: A Theory of Participants’ Competence with their Religious Ritual Systems,” Current Approaches to the Cognitive Study of Religion. I. Pyysiainen and V. Anttonen (eds). London: Continuum, 2002, pp. 153-176.

Co-author of “Interactionism and the Non-Obviousness of Scientific Theories,” Method and Theory in the Study of Religion 10 (1998), 61-77.

Co-author of “Who Owns ‘Culture’?” Method and Theory in the Study of Religion 8 (1996), 171-190.

Co-author of “Crisis of Conscience, Riddle of Identity: Making Space for a Cognitive Approach to Religious Phenomena,” Journal of the American Academy of Religion 61 (1993), 201-223.

Co-author of “Connecting the Cognitive and the Cultural: Artificial Minds as Methodological Devices in the Study of the Sociocultural,” Minds: Natural and Artificial. R. Burton (ed.). Albany: State University of New York Press, 1993: 121-145.

Harvey Whitehouse (School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography and Director, Institute for Cognitive and Evolutionary Anthropology, University of Oxford and Queen’s University, Belfast) 

Co-editor of Mind and Religion: Cognitive and Psychological Foundations of Religiosity (2005).

Co-editor of The Psychological and Cognitive Foundations of Religiosity; special issue of Journal of Cognition and Culture 5 (2005), 1-142.

Co-author of “Introduction: New Frontiers in the Cognitive Science of Religion,” Journal of Cognition and Culture 5, 1-13.

Co-author of “Common Criticisms of the Cognitive Science of Religion – Answered,” Bulletin of the Council of Societies for the Study of Religion 37 (2008), 1-4.