Public talks

Major talks

2012

  • ‘Beyond the Brain: memory in science and culture’
    The Centre for Human Aspects of Science and Technology (CHAST), University of Sydney, Sydney, October
  • ‘Beyond the Brain: embodied and distributed memory’
    Colloquium at the Blackheath Philosophy Forum, Blue Mountains, NSW, June

2011

  • ‘Self, Body, and Memory’
    Symposium on Art, Emotion, Identity, for the exhibition ‘The Naked Face: self-portraits’, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, February.

2007

  • ‘On memory and truth’
    Colloquium at the Blackheath Philosophy Forum, Blue Mountains, NSW, July.

2004

  • ‘Memory, Habit, and Movement’
    Panel member Is There Thought Without Language (in Art)?, with J.M. Coetzee, University of Western Sydney, August.

1998

  • ‘The Arts of Memory’
    The Philosophy interest group of the NSW Psychiatry Association, University of Sydney.

Public philosophy

2013

  • Panel member with David Papineau on The Yips, along with Steve Crook of Northamptonshire and MC Daniel Norcross, at Words and Wickets, Wormsley, September
  • ‘Collaborative Cognition: the philosophy and science of teamwork’
    Philosophy lunch, the Universities, Union, and Schools Club in Sydney, May.
  • ‘Collaborative Cognition: the philosophy and science of teamwork’
    Nerd Nite Sydney with Amanda Barnier, March.

2012

  • ‘Coordination and Teamwork: lessons and puzzles from sport’
    Colloquium at the Media Lunch, Sydney, September

2011

  • At Movies at Macquarie session on Inception
    (with Doris McIlwain), September
  • Philosophy in Film night on Memento
    University of Wollongong, September

2009

  • Celebration and memorial for Charlie Martin
    University of Sydney, March

2006

  • ‘Intersecting Worlds: the intersecting worlds of science and society’
    National Science Week 2006, hosted by the Ultimo Science Festival, August.

2004

  • ‘Children’s Dreams’
    2nd Tuesday Philosophy Forum, Crows Nest Community Centre, Sydney.

2003

  • ‘The Philosophy of Dreaming’
    2nd Tuesday Philosophy Forum, Crows Nest, Sydney, August.

2001

  • ‘Problems with Presentism’
    Workshop on historiography for high school history teachers, Macquarie University, July.

2000

  • ‘Connectionism, culture, and cognition’
    Hard/Soft/Wet: Artificial Life, dLux Digital Media Art/ Powerhouse Museum, ‘Futurescreen 2000’ program, Sydney, October.

Book launches

2014

  • Ian Bedford’s novel The Last Candles of the Night, with Ross Poole
    Gleebooks, Sydney, June.

2008

  • Richard Menary’s book Cognitive Integration: mind and cognition unbounded (Palgrave)
    University of Wollongong, June.

2007

  • Max Deutscher’s book Judgment After Arendt (Routledge)
    Gleebooks, Sydney, August.