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Prof Dan Robinson

Fellow, Faculty of Philosophy
Adjunct Fellow,
Linacre College

Linacre College 
Oxford, OX1 3JA

Research Interests

Philosophy of mind; philosophy of psychology; philosophy of law

Career & Education

B.A. Colgate University (1958)
Ph. D. (Neuropsychology), the City University of New York

Dan Robinson

Representative Publications

Religious Liberty: Essays on First Amendment Law. Daniel N. Robinson and Richard Williams, eds. (2016) Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

An Intellectual History of Psychology. Third Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1995. (Editions in Spanish and Russian)

Wild Beasts and Idle Humours: The Insanity Defense from Antiquity to the Present. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1996.

Praise and Blame: Moral Realism and Its Applications. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2002.

Consciousness and Mental Life. New York: Columbia University Press, 2008

How Is Nature Possible? The Project of Kant’s First Critique. London: Continuum Publishing, 2012

The Mind: An Oxford Reader. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1998.

The American Founding: Its Intellectual and Moral Framework. Daniel N. Robinson and Richard Williams, eds. London: Continuum Publishing, 2012

Scientism: The New Orthodoxy. Richard N. Williams and Daniel N. Robinson, eds. London: Bloomsbury (2015)
“Dangerousness and ‘the General Duty to All the World”. In Jennifer Radden, ed., Philosophy of Psychiatry. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004, pp. 271-281

“Epilog: Still Looking” in Neuroscience and Philosophy: Brain, Mind, and Language. Maxwell Bennett, Daniel Dennett, Peter Hacker, and John Searle, Introduction and Conclusion by Daniel N. Robinson. New York: Columbia University Press, 2007

“Schiavo, Privacy and the Interests of Law”, in The Case of Terri Schiavo: Ethics, Politics, and Death in the 21st Century. Kenneth Goodman, Ed. (2009) New York: Oxford University Press.

Aesthetics, Phantasia and the Theistic”, in Turning Images in Philosophy, Science and Religion: A New Book of Nature. Charles Taliaferro and Jil Evans, eds. (2006) Oxford: Oxford University Press; pp. 133-155.

“Romanticism”, Chapter 30 in Routledge Companion to Modern Christian Thought. Chad Meister and James Beilby, eds. (2013) London: Routledge

“The insanity defence as a history of mental disorder” in William Fulford, et al. eds. Oxford Handbook of Philosophy and Psychiatry (2013) Oxford: Oxford University Press.

“Theism and Law” Chap. 34 in The Routledge Companion to Theism. Charles Taliaferro and Stuart Goetz, eds. (2013) London: Routledge; pp. 454-464

“Do the people of the United States form a nation? James Wilson’s theory of rights”. International Journal of Constitutional Law, (2010) Vol. 8, No.2, pp. 287-297

“Kant’s (Seamless) Refutation of Idealism”. Review of Metaphysics (2010) vol. 64, pp. 291-301.

“Determinism: Did Libet Make the Case?” Philosophy, (2012) 87, pp 395-401.

"Personhood: What's In a Name?" New Ideas in Psychology. (2012) vol. 30, 89–96.

“Big brains and Boskops: Phrenology lives!” Theory & Psychology, (2013), vol. 23, 3: 391-396.

"Witherspoon, Scottish philosophy and the American Founding". The Journal of Scottish Philosophy 13.3 (2015): 249–264.

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