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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2018

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

Brown, D. and Macpherson, F. (2018) An introduction to the philosophy of colour. In: Brown, D. and Macpherson, F. (eds.) The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of Colour. Series: Routledge handbooks in philosophy. Routledge. ISBN 9780415743037 (In Press)

Brown, D. (2018) Infusing perception with imagination. In: Macpherson, F. and Dorsch, F. (eds.) Perceptual Imagination and Perceptual Memory. Oxford University Press. (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. (2018) Projectivism and phenomenal presence. In: Macpherson, F. and Dorsch, F. (eds.) Phenomenal Presence. Oxford University Press. (In Press)

Brown, D. (2018) 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. (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)

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 Sat Oct 20 03:17:41 2018 BST.
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. and Macpherson, F. (2018) An introduction to the philosophy of colour. In: Brown, D. and Macpherson, F. (eds.) The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of Colour. Series: Routledge handbooks in philosophy. Routledge. ISBN 9780415743037 (In Press)

Brown, D. (2018) Infusing perception with imagination. In: Macpherson, F. and Dorsch, F. (eds.) Perceptual Imagination and Perceptual Memory. Oxford University Press. (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. (2018) Projectivism and phenomenal presence. In: Macpherson, F. and Dorsch, F. (eds.) Phenomenal Presence. Oxford University Press. (In Press)

Brown, D. (2018) 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. (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. 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. Series: Routledge handbooks in philosophy. 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 Sat Oct 20 03:17:41 2018 BST.