Dr Derek Brown

  • Lecturer in Philosophy (Centre for the Study of Perceptual Experience) (Philosophy)

Research interests

I work in philosophy of perception and philosophy mind more broadly with particular interest in philosophy of colour and ‘indirect’ approaches to perception. I regularly collaborate with artists, neuroscientists, psychologists, and musicians on various aspects of perception.


Grants

Nov. 2017 Mind Association Conference grant for Depiction, Pictorial Experience, and Vision Science workshop (£1500).

June 2017 Scots Philosophical Association grant for Particularity of Perception workshop (£1500).

June 2016 Special Research Grant from Associate Vice-President Research at BU for You Can’t See Through White ($3,000).

Sept. 2015 Templeton Foundation grant, via New Directions in the Study of Mind Project at Cambridge University, for Colour primitivism and non-reductive minds. (£14,000)

Jan. 2015 Brandon University Research Committee (BURC) grant for collaborative artistic project You Can’t See Through White with Ben Davis (visual artist) and Eric Platz (percussionist). ($4,000)

Nov. 2014 Special Research Grant from Vice-President Academic at BU for You Can’t See Through White pilot ($3,500).

Mar. 2012 Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE) International Exchange Programme Grant to be Visiting Scholar at University of Glasgow Centre for the Study of Perceptual Experience, Philosophy Department, Sept.-Dec. 2012 (£3,000).

Apr. 2010 Awarded 2-year BURC research grant. ($4,000)

Apr. 2009 Awarded special research grant from VP Academic at Brandon University. ($3,000)

Oct. 2007 BURC travel grant ($500).

Oct. 2005 University of Minnesota research grant ($1,000).

Oct. 2005 University of Minnesota teaching enhancement grant ($750).

Apr. 2003 Ontario Graduate Scholarship ($16,000).

2000 - 2003 Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada Ph.D. grant – 3 years funding ($48,000).


Publications

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Number of items: 21.

2018

Brown, D. and Macpherson, F. (Eds.) (2018) The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of Colour. Routledge. ISBN 9780415743037 (In Press)

Brown, D. (2018) Colour constancy. In: Brown, D. and Macpherson, F. (eds.) The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of Colour. Routledge. (In Press)

Brown, D. and Macpherson, F. (2018) Introduction. In: Brown, D. and Macpherson, F. (eds.) The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of Colour. Routledge. (In Press)

Brown, D. H. (2018) Color manipulation and comparative color: they’re not all compatible. In: Andrews, K. and Beck, J. (eds.) The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of Animal Minds. Series: Routledge handbooks in philosophy. Routledge: London, pp. 76-86. ISBN 9781138822887

2017

Brown, D. H. (2017) Colouring for and colour relationalism. Analysis, 77(2), pp. 433-449. (doi:10.1093/analys/anx025)

Brown, D. (2017) Infusing perception with imagination. In: Macpherson, F. and Dorsch, F. (eds.) Perceptual Imagination and Perceptual Memory. Oxford University Press. (In Press)

Brown, D. (2017) Projectivism and phenomenal presence. In: Macpherson, F. and Dorsch, F. (eds.) Phenomenal Presence. Oxford University Press. (In Press)

Brown, D. (2017) Sensory substitution devices and behavioural transference: a commentary on recent work from the lab of Amir Amedi. In: Macpherson, F. (ed.) Sensory Substitution and Integration. British Academy. (In Press)

2016

Brown, D. H. (2016) A study in deflated acquaintance knowledge: sense-datum theory and perceptual constancy. In: Costreie, S. (ed.) Early Analytic Philosophy - New Perspectives on the Tradition. Series: The Western Ontario series in philosophy of science, 80 (80). Springer: Cham, pp. 99-125. ISBN 9783319242125 (doi:10.1007/978-3-319-24214-9_5)

2015

Brown, D. H. (2015) Colour layering and colour relationalism. Minds and Machines, 25(2), pp. 177-191. (doi:10.1007/s11023-015-9363-0)

2014

Brown, D. (2014) Colour layering and colour constancy. Philosophers' Imprint, 14(15), pp. 1-31.

2012

Frappier, M., Brown, D. and DiSalle, R. (Eds.) (2012) Analysis and Interpretation in the Exact Sciences: Essays in Honour of William Demopoulos. Series: The Western Ontario series in philosophy of science. Springer. ISBN 9789400725812

Brown, D. H. (2012) Losing grip on the world: from illusion to sense-data. In: Raftopoulos, A. and Machamer, P. (eds.) Perception, Realism and the Problem of Reference. Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, pp. 68-95. ISBN 9780521198776 (doi:10.1017/CBO9780511979279.004)

2011

Brown, D. H. (2011) The content of perception. Metascience, 20(1), pp. 165-168. (doi:10.1007/s11016-010-9451-y) [Book Review]

2010

Brown, D. H. (2010) Locating projectivism in intentionalism debates. Philosophical Studies, 148(1), pp. 69-78. (doi:10.1007/s11098-010-9509-0)

2009

Brown, D. H. (2009) Indirect perceptual realism and demonstratives. Philosophical Studies, 145(3), pp. 377-394. (doi:10.1007/s11098-008-9237-x)

2008

Brown, D. (2008) Indirect perceptual realism and multiple reference. Dialectica, 62(3), pp. 323-334. (doi:10.1111/j.1746-8361.2008.01157.x)

Brown, D. H. (2008) Empiricism and Experience by Anil Gupta. Philosophical Quarterly, 58(230), pp. 180-185. (doi:10.1111/j.1467-9213.2008.547_4.x) [Book Review]

2007

Brown, D. H. (2007) Review of N. Georgalis, The Primacy of the Subjective. Philosophical Psychology, 20(3), pp. 402-406. (doi:10.1080/09515080701362650) [Book Review]

2006

Brown, D. H. (2006) On the dual referent approach to colour theory. Philosophical Quarterly, 56(222), pp. 96-113. (doi:10.1111/j.1467-9213.2005.00431.x)

2003

Brown, D. H. (2003) Meaning and Rigorization. In: Twenty-Ninth Annual Meeting of the Canadian Society for History and Philosophy of Mathematics, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, 30 May - 1 Jun 2003, pp. 95-102.

This list was generated on Tue Jan 23 23:33:18 2018 GMT.
Number of items: 21.

Articles

Brown, D. H. (2017) Colouring for and colour relationalism. Analysis, 77(2), pp. 433-449. (doi:10.1093/analys/anx025)

Brown, D. H. (2015) Colour layering and colour relationalism. Minds and Machines, 25(2), pp. 177-191. (doi:10.1007/s11023-015-9363-0)

Brown, D. (2014) Colour layering and colour constancy. Philosophers' Imprint, 14(15), pp. 1-31.

Brown, D. H. (2010) Locating projectivism in intentionalism debates. Philosophical Studies, 148(1), pp. 69-78. (doi:10.1007/s11098-010-9509-0)

Brown, D. H. (2009) Indirect perceptual realism and demonstratives. Philosophical Studies, 145(3), pp. 377-394. (doi:10.1007/s11098-008-9237-x)

Brown, D. (2008) Indirect perceptual realism and multiple reference. Dialectica, 62(3), pp. 323-334. (doi:10.1111/j.1746-8361.2008.01157.x)

Brown, D. H. (2006) On the dual referent approach to colour theory. Philosophical Quarterly, 56(222), pp. 96-113. (doi:10.1111/j.1467-9213.2005.00431.x)

Book Sections

Brown, D. (2018) Colour constancy. In: Brown, D. and Macpherson, F. (eds.) The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of Colour. Routledge. (In Press)

Brown, D. and Macpherson, F. (2018) Introduction. In: Brown, D. and Macpherson, F. (eds.) The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of Colour. Routledge. (In Press)

Brown, D. H. (2018) Color manipulation and comparative color: they’re not all compatible. In: Andrews, K. and Beck, J. (eds.) The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of Animal Minds. Series: Routledge handbooks in philosophy. Routledge: London, pp. 76-86. ISBN 9781138822887

Brown, D. (2017) Infusing perception with imagination. In: Macpherson, F. and Dorsch, F. (eds.) Perceptual Imagination and Perceptual Memory. Oxford University Press. (In Press)

Brown, D. (2017) Projectivism and phenomenal presence. In: Macpherson, F. and Dorsch, F. (eds.) Phenomenal Presence. Oxford University Press. (In Press)

Brown, D. (2017) Sensory substitution devices and behavioural transference: a commentary on recent work from the lab of Amir Amedi. In: Macpherson, F. (ed.) Sensory Substitution and Integration. British Academy. (In Press)

Brown, D. H. (2016) A study in deflated acquaintance knowledge: sense-datum theory and perceptual constancy. In: Costreie, S. (ed.) Early Analytic Philosophy - New Perspectives on the Tradition. Series: The Western Ontario series in philosophy of science, 80 (80). Springer: Cham, pp. 99-125. ISBN 9783319242125 (doi:10.1007/978-3-319-24214-9_5)

Brown, D. H. (2012) Losing grip on the world: from illusion to sense-data. In: Raftopoulos, A. and Machamer, P. (eds.) Perception, Realism and the Problem of Reference. Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, pp. 68-95. ISBN 9780521198776 (doi:10.1017/CBO9780511979279.004)

Book Reviews

Brown, D. H. (2011) The content of perception. Metascience, 20(1), pp. 165-168. (doi:10.1007/s11016-010-9451-y) [Book Review]

Brown, D. H. (2008) Empiricism and Experience by Anil Gupta. Philosophical Quarterly, 58(230), pp. 180-185. (doi:10.1111/j.1467-9213.2008.547_4.x) [Book Review]

Brown, D. H. (2007) Review of N. Georgalis, The Primacy of the Subjective. Philosophical Psychology, 20(3), pp. 402-406. (doi:10.1080/09515080701362650) [Book Review]

Edited Books

Brown, D. and Macpherson, F. (Eds.) (2018) The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of Colour. Routledge. ISBN 9780415743037 (In Press)

Frappier, M., Brown, D. and DiSalle, R. (Eds.) (2012) Analysis and Interpretation in the Exact Sciences: Essays in Honour of William Demopoulos. Series: The Western Ontario series in philosophy of science. Springer. ISBN 9789400725812

Conference Proceedings

Brown, D. H. (2003) Meaning and Rigorization. In: Twenty-Ninth Annual Meeting of the Canadian Society for History and Philosophy of Mathematics, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, 30 May - 1 Jun 2003, pp. 95-102.

This list was generated on Tue Jan 23 23:33:18 2018 GMT.