Assistant Researcher / lecturer, Theoretical Philosophy Group
Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz
Now available at MIT Press: Experienced Wholeness. Integrating Insights from Gestalt Theory, Cognitive Neuroscience, and Predictive Processing.
Current course: On parental leave until July 16th 2018.
Semester: SoSe 2018
Areas of Specialization
- Philosophy of mind, especially: phenomenal consciousness and mental representation.
- Philosophy of cognitive science, especially: cognitive underpinnings of knowledge and action, philosophical implications of predictive processing.
- Value theory, especially: valences of conscious experiences, conflicts between instrumental and epistemic values.
Projects and Activities
Wiese, W. (2018). Experienced Wholeness. Integrating Insights from Gestalt Theory, Cognitive Neuroscience, and Predictive Processing. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
In preparation (together with Jennifer Windt and Sascha Fink): Research Topic "Philosophical and Ethical Aspects of a Science of Consciousness and the Self", Frontiers in Psychology.
In preparation (together with Thomas Metzinger, Jennifer Windt, Raphaël Millière and Sascha Fink): Workshop & open-access edited collection on Radical Disruptions of Self-Consciousness, October 5-7 2018 at the Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies. CFP
Now online: Philosophy and Predictive Processing, an open access collection of 26 papers by 28 international authors (including Andy Clark and Jakob Hohwy). www.predictive-mind.net
Manager and web admin of the MIND Group.