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Verena Gottschling

Department of Philosophy

Associate Professor

Office: Ross Building, S444
Phone: (416) 736-2100 Ext: 44722
Email: vgott@yorku.ca
Primary website: http://www.gottschling-net.de


My research interests are primarily in interdisciplinary philosophy of mind and philosophy of psychology. Topics of recent interest include the nature of evolutionary arguments and views in Cognitive Science, massive modularity, models of psychological explanation, the role of emotions in different cognitive processes and the possibility of thought without language.

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emotions, pain, massive modularity, rationality, reasoning and decision making, mental imagery, nonlinguistic thoughts, perception, evolutionary psychology

Research Interests

Philosophy , Psychology, Cognitive Science, Philosophy of Cognitive Science, Evolutionary Psychology

Current Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Summer 2021 AP/PHIL2240 3.0 M Introduction to the Philosophy of Mind LECT
Summer 2021 AP/PHIL3750 3.0 M Philosophy of Artificial Intelligence LECT


Upcoming Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall 2021 AP/PHIL3750 3.0 A Philosophy of Artificial Intelligence REMT
Fall 2021 GS/PHIL6370 3.0 A Philosophy of Cognitive Science SEMR


My research interests are primarily in interdisciplinary philosophy of mind and philosophy of psychology. Topics of recent interest include the nature of evolutionary arguments and views in Cognitive Science, massive modularity, models of psychological explanation, the role of emotions in different cognitive processes and the possibility of thought without language.

emotions, pain, massive modularity, rationality, reasoning and decision making, mental imagery, nonlinguistic thoughts, perception, evolutionary psychology

Research Interests

Philosophy , Psychology, Cognitive Science, Philosophy of Cognitive Science, Evolutionary Psychology


Current Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Summer 2021 AP/PHIL2240 3.0 M Introduction to the Philosophy of Mind LECT
Summer 2021 AP/PHIL3750 3.0 M Philosophy of Artificial Intelligence LECT


Upcoming Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall 2021 AP/PHIL3750 3.0 A Philosophy of Artificial Intelligence REMT
Fall 2021 GS/PHIL6370 3.0 A Philosophy of Cognitive Science SEMR