Peter Carruthers
Distinguished University Professor
AOS: Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Psychology, Epistemology, Ethics
Office: 1122B Skinner Building

Peter Carruthers (DPhil, Oxford) is Distinguished University Professor of Philosophy. His primary research interests for most of the last thirty years have been in philosophy of mind, philosophy of psychology, and cognitive science. Prior to that he trained as a Wittgensteinian, and published a couple of monographs on Wittgenstein's Tractatus. Before coming to College Park he was at the University of Sheffield (UK), where he had a spell as Head of Department and was Director of the Hang Seng Centre for Cognitive Studies.

He is a member of the organizing committee for the University of Maryland Cognitive Science Colloquium.

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 Human and Animal Minds: The Consciousness Questions Laid to Rest (Oxford University Press, 2019).

The Centered Mind: What the Science of Working Memory Shows Us About the Nature of Human Thought (Oxford University Press, 2015).

The Opacity of Mind: An Integrative Theory of Self-Knowledge (Oxford University Press, 2011).

The Architecture of the Mind: Massive Modularity and the Flexibility of Thought (Oxford University Press, 2006).

Phenomenal Consciousness: A Naturalistic Theory (Cambridge University Press, 2000).

Language, Thought and Consciousness: An Essay in Philosophical Psychology (Cambridge University Press, 1996).

Human Knowledge and Human Nature (Oxford University Press, 1992).

The Animals Issue: Moral Theory in Practice (Cambridge University Press, 1992).