Jordan Taylor University of Pennsylvania
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I'm a graduate student in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, USA. At the moment my main interests are in the philosophy of psychology and cognitive science and the history of early modern philosophy. Within both of those areas I spend much of my time researching perception and emotion.
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  1. Jordan Taylor (2013). Emotion and Cognitive Life in Medieval and Early Modern Philosophy. British Journal for the History of Philosophy 21 (6):1235-1237.
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  2. Jordan Taylor (2013). Emotional Sensations and the Moral Imagination in Malebranche. In H. Martyn Lloyd (ed.), The Discourse of Sensibility: The Knowing Body in the Enlightenment. Springer.
    This paper explores the details of Malebranche‘s philosophy of mind, paying particular attention to the mind-body relationship and the roles of the imagination and the passions. I demonstrate that Malebranche has available an alternative to his deontological ethical system: the alternative I expose is based around his account of the embodied aspects of the mind and the sensations experienced in perception. I briefly argue that Hume, a philosopher already indebted to Malebranche for much inspiration, read Malebranche in the positive way (...)
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  3. Jordan Taylor (2012). Occasionalism: Causation Among the Cartesians. British Journal for the History of Philosophy 20 (3):627-630.
    British Journal for the History of Philosophy, Volume 20, Issue 3, Page 627-630, May 2012.
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  4. Jordan Taylor (2011). The Body as Object and Instrument of Knowledge: Embodied Empiricism in Early Modern Science. British Journal for the History of Philosophy 19 (6):1223 - 1226.
    British Journal for the History of Philosophy, Volume 19, Issue 6, Page 1223-1226, December 2011.
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  5. J. Taylor (1999). Chris Nunn, Awareness: What It is, What It Does. International Studies in the Philosophy of Science 13:94-96.
     
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  6. J. Taylor (1998). Harald Atmanspacher & Eva Ruhnau (Ed.), Time, Temporality, Now. Journal of Consciousness Studies 5:376-376.
     
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