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Ian Phillips

  • Bloomberg Distinguished Professor


  • Zanvyl Krieger School of Arts and Sciences

Ian Phillips is a Bloomberg Distinguished Professor in the Department of Philosophy and the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences. His work lies at the intersection of philosophy and mind and brain sciences, particularly the areas of the nature of perception and its relation to memory, imagination and belief. His work also involves scientific study of consciousness and how people experience time -- including during the pandemic.

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Oh, memories, where art thou?
Published Spring 2022
Recent research highlights the pandemic's impact on our perception of time and memory. Can we jumpstart new memories, or is this shift permanent? / Johns Hopkins Magazine
BDP philosophers agree: They've got their 'dream jobs'
Published March 9, 2020
Hanna Pickard and Ian Phillips met at Oxford, moved stateside to Princeton, joined JHU in summer 2019
New BDP explores intersection of philosophy, brain science
Published July 8, 2019
Ian Phillips, the university's 44th Bloomberg Distinguished Professor, examines questions of the nature of perception, as well as the scientific study of consciousness and temporal experience

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