Book chapters

In press


Christopher J. McCarroll and John Sutton. Memory and perspective. In Sven Bernecker & Kourken Michaelian (Eds.), The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of Memory (pp. 113-126). London: Routledge, 2017.

Kourken Michaelian and John Sutton. Collective memory. In Kirk Ludwig & Marija Jankovic (Eds.), The Routledge Handbook of Collective Intentionality. London: Routledge, 2017.


John Sutton and Nicholas Keene. Cognitive history and material culture. In David Gaimster, Tara Hamling, & Catherine Richardson (Eds.), The Routledge Handbook of Material Culture in Early Modern Europe (pp. 44-56). London: Routledge.

Christopher J. McCarroll and John Sutton. Multiperspectival imagery: Sartre and cognitive theory on point of view in remembering and imagining. In Jack Reynolds & Richard Sebold (Eds.), Phenomenology and Science: confrontations and convergences (pp. 181-204). London: Palgrave.


John Sutton. Scaffolding memory: themes, taxonomies, puzzles. In Lucas Bietti & Charles B. Stone (Eds.), Contextualizing Human Memory: an interdisciplinary approach to understanding how individuals and groups remember the past (pp. 187-205). London: Routledge.

John Sutton and Doris J.F. McIlwain. Breadth and depth of knowledge in expert versus novice athletes. In Damian Farrow & Joe Baker (Eds.), The Routledge Handbook of Sport Expertise (pp. 95-105). London: Routledge.

Doris J.F. McIlwain and John Sutton. Methods for measuring breadth and depth of knowledge. In Damian Farrow & Joe Baker (Eds.), The Routledge Handbook of Sport Expertise     (pp. 221-231). London: Routledge.


John Sutton and Kellie Williamson. Embodied remembering. In Lawrence Shapiro (Ed.), The Routledge Handbook of Embodied Cognition (pp. 315-325). London: Routledge.

Kellie Williamson and John Sutton. Embodied collaboration in small groups. In Charles T. Wolfe (Ed.), Brain Theory: essays in critical neurophilosophy (pp. 107-133). London: Palgrave.

Elizabeth Schier and John Sutton. Philosophy of mind and cognitive science since 1980. In Graham Oppy & Nick Trakakis (Eds.), History of Philosophy in Australia and New Zealand (pp. 759-801). Berlin: Springer.

John Sutton and Evelyn B. Tribble. The creation of space: narrative strategies, group agency, and skill in Lloyd Jones’s The Book of Fame. In Chris Danta and Helen Groth (Eds.), Mindful Aesthetics: literature and the sciences of mind (pp. 141-160). Bloomsbury/ Continuum.

Evelyn B. Tribble and John Sutton, Interdisciplinarity and cognitive approaches to theatre. In Nicola Shaughnessy (Ed.), Affective Performance and Cognitive Science: body, brain, and being (pp.27-37, notes pp. 245-249). Bloomsbury/ Methuen.


John Sutton. Soul and body. In Peter Anstey (ed.), The Oxford Handbook of British Philosophy in the Seventeenth Century (pp. 285-307). Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013.


Wayne Christensen and John Sutton. Reflections on emotions, imagination and moral reasoning: towards an integrated multidisciplinary approach to moral cognition. In Robyn Langdon & Catriona Mackenzie (Eds.), Emotions, Imagination, and Moral Reasoning (pp. 327-347). London: Psychology Press.


Carl Windhorst and John Sutton. La memoria (Memory). In Massimo Marraffa & Alfredo Paternoster (Eds.), Scienze cognitive: un’introduzione filosofica (Cognitive Sciences: a philosophical introduction) (pp. 75-94). Rome: Carocci.


John Sutton. Exograms and interdisciplinarity: history, the extended mind, and the civilizing process. In Richard Menary (Ed.), The Extended Mind (pp. 189-225). Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.


John Sutton. Carelessness and inattention: mind-wandering and the physiology of fantasy from Locke to Hume. In Charles T. Wolfe & Ofer Gal (Eds.), The Body as Object and Instrument of Knowledge: embodied empiricism in early modern science (pp. 243-263). Berlin: Springer. Citations: 14. French translation (by Basak Aray), in Céline Cherici, Charles T. Wolfe, & Jean-Claude Dupont (Eds.), Physique de l’esprit: empirisme, médecine et cerveau 1650-1800 (Paris: Hermann, 2017).

Celia B. Harris, John Sutton, and Amanda J. Barnier. Autobiographical forgetting, social forgetting, and situated forgetting. In Sergio Della Sala (Ed.), Forgetting (pp. 253-284). London: Psychology Press.

John Sutton, Celia B. Harris, and Amanda J. Barnier. Memory and cognition. In Susannah Radstone & Barry Schwarz (Eds.), Memory: theories, histories, debates (pp. 209-226, notes pp. 488-493). Bronx, NY: Fordham University Press.


John Sutton. Remembering. In Murat Aydede & Phillip Robbins (Eds.), The Cambridge Handbook of Situated Cognition (pp. 217-235) .Cambridge: Cambridge U.P.

John Sutton. Dreaming. In Paco Calvo and John Symons (Eds.), The Routledge Companion to the Philosophy of Psychology (pp. 522-542). London: Routledge.

John Sutton. ‘The feel of the world’: exograms, habits, and the confusion of types of memory. In Andrew Kania (Ed.), Memento: philosophers on film (pp.65-86). London: Routledge.


John Sutton. Material agency, skills, and history: distributed cognition and the archaeology of memory. In Lambros Malafouris & Carl Knappett (Eds.), Material Agency: towards a non-anthropocentric approach.(pp. 37-55). Berlin: Springer.


John Sutton. Integrating the philosophy and psychology of memory: two case studies. In Massimo Marraffa, Mario de Caro, & Francesco Ferretti (Eds.), Cartographies of the Mind: philosophy and psychology in intersection (pp. 81-92). Berlin: Springer. Translated into Chinese for Science Press, Beijing, 2010.

John Sutton. Language, memory, and concepts of memory: semantic diversity and scientific psychology. In Mengistu Amberber (Ed.), The Language of Memory from a Cross-Linguistic  Perspective (pp. 41-65). Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

John Sutton. Spongy brains and material memories. In Mary Floyd-Wilson & Garrett Sullivan (Eds.), Embodiment and Environment in Early Modern Europe (pp. 14-34). London: Palgrave.


John Sutton. Moving and thinking together in dance. In Robin Grove, Kate Stevens, & Shirley McKechnie (Eds.), Thinking in Four Dimensions: creativity and cognition in contemporary dance (pp. 51-56). Melbourne: Melbourne University Press.


John Sutton. Representation, reduction, and interdisciplinarity in the sciences of memory. In Hugh Clapin, Philip Staines, & Peter Slezak (Eds.), Representation in Mind (pp. 187-216). Amsterdam: Elsevier.


John Sutton. Truth in memory: the humanities and the cognitive sciences. In Iain McCalman & Ann McGrath (Eds.), Proof and Truth: the humanist as expert (pp. 145-163). Canberra: Australian Academy of the Humanities.

John Sutton. Constructive memory and distributed cognition: towards an  interdisciplinary framework. In Boicho Kokinov & William Hirst (Eds.), Constructive Memory (pp. 290-303). Sofia: New Bulgarian University Press.


John Sutton. Porous memory and the cognitive life of things. In Darren Tofts, Annemarie Jonson, & Alessio Cavallaro (Eds.), Prefiguring Cyberculture: informatics from Plato to Haraway (pp. 130-141). Cambridge, MA & Sydney: MIT Press and Power Publications.


John Sutton. The body and the brain. In S. Gaukroger, J. Schuster, & J. Sutton (Eds.), Descartes’ Natural Philosophy (pp. 697-722). London: Routledge.

John Sutton. Body, mind, and order: local memory and the control of mental representations in medieval and Renaissance sciences of self. In Guy Freeland & Antony Corones (Eds.), 1543 And All That: word and image in the proto-scientific revolution (pp. 117-150). Dordrecht: Kluwer.


John Sutton. Controlling the passions: passion, memory, and the moral physiology of self in seventeenth-century neurophilosophy. In Stephen Gaukroger (Ed.), The Soft Underbelly of Reason: the passions in the 17th century (pp. 115-146). London: Routledge.


John Sutton. Reduction and levels of explanation in connectionism. In P. Slezak, T. Caelli, & R. Clark (Eds.), Perspectives on cognitive science: theories, experiments, and foundations (pp. 347-368). Norwood, NJ: Ablex.


John Sutton. Religion and the failures of determinism. In Stephen Gaukroger (Ed.), The Uses of Antiquity: the scientific revolution and the classical tradition (pp. 25-51). Dordrecht: Kluwer.