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Jennifer Church is Professor of Philosophy at Vassar College in
Poughkeepsie, New York. Her research addresses various topics in the
philosophy of mind, including consciousness, the emotions,
irrationality, perception and imagination. She also is interested in Kant, Freud,
and the philosophy of music.
Professor Church received her B.A. from Macalester College and her
PhD from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. She was a graduate
student at Somerville College at Oxford University and was a
post-doctoral fellow at the University of Chicago.
- Possibilities of Perception, Oxford University Press, forthcoming 2013
- "Boundary Problems: Negotiating the Challenges of Responsibility and Loss", Oxford Handbook of the Philosophy of Psychiatry, forthcoming 2013
- “Seeing Reasons“. Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, vol. LXXX, no. 3 May 2010: 638-70.
- "Boundary Problems: Negotiating the Challenges of Responsibility and Loss", Handbook of the Philosophy of Psychiatry, Oxford University Press (forthcoming)
- “The Hidden Image: A Defense of Unconscious Imagining and its Importance”. American Imago, vol. 65, no. 3, 2008: 379-404.
- "Reasons of which Reason Knows Not" and "Space and Normativity"
(replies to commentators) in Philosophy, Psychiatry, and Psychology,Vol.
12, No.1, March 2005, pp. 31-41 and 59-61.
- "Making Order out of Disorder: on the Social Construction of
Madness" in The Oxford Reader in the Philosophy of Psychiatry,
edited by Jennifer Radden, Oxford Press, 2004.
- "Depression, Depth, and the Imagination". Chapter 9, Imagination
and its Pathologies, edited by James Phillips and James Morris, MIT
Press, 2002: 335-360.
- "Taking It To Heart: What Choice Do We Have?". Monist 85:3
(July 2002): 205-221.
- "'Seeing As' and the Double Bind of Consciousness". Journal of
Consciousness StudiesÊ vol.7 no.8/9 (2000): 99-111.
- "Two Sorts of Consciousness?". Communication and Cognition,
vol.31 no.1 (1998): 57-72.
- "Ownership and the Body"in Feminists Rethink the Self, edited
by Diana Meyers, Westview Press, 1997, pp. 85-104.
- "L'emotion et l'interiorisation des actions". Raisons Pratiques
6: La couleur des pensees, edited by P. Paperman & R. Ogien.
Paris: Editions de l'Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales,
- "Morality and the Internalized Other"in The Cambridge Companion to
Freud, edited by Jerome Neu, Cambridge Press, 1991, pp. 209-223.
- "Judgment, Self-Consciousness, and Object Independence". American
Philosophical Quarterly, v.27 no.1 (1990): 51-61.
- "Reasonable Irrationality". Mind, vol.96 no.3 (1987):
- Labyrinth: Death, Pain, and Ambivalence/ Laberinto: Muerte, Dolor, Ambivalencia. CIAM Press, 2009. (A bilingual overview, with translations and commentary, of a recently-discovered collection of Frida Kahlo letters and drawings; 172 pages.)
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