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Name Dr Finn Spicer
Job title Senior Research Fellow
Department Department of Philosophy University of Bristol
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Qualifications BA(Cantab), MPhil(Lond)
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Keywords epistemology
mathematical knowledge
conscious belief
Moore’s paradox
psychological explanation
philosophy of emotion
Areas of expertise My MPhil research sought to build a naturalist for mathematical knowledge; my PhD is an investigation of the concepts we use to form beliefs about our own and other’s mental states, and the epistemic status of those beliefs. I have also written and spoken on the nature of conscious belief, Moore’s paradox, the question of individualism about mental content, the nature of psychological explanation, the semantics of propositional attitude reports and the philosophy of emotion.