Shaun B Nichols

  • 4248 Citations
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1991 …2019
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Research Output 1991 2019

2019

Agent-Regret and Accidental Agency

Kamtekar, R. & Nichols, S., Sep 1 2019, In : Midwest Studies In Philosophy. 43, 1, p. 181-202 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Accidental

Generating explanatory gaps

Fiala, B. & Nichols, S., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of Consciousness Studies. 26, 9-10, p. 71-82 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cognitive systems
cognition
consciousness
Consciousness
Cognition
1 Citation (Scopus)

Rational learners and metaethics: Universalism, relativism, and evidence from consensus

Ayars, A. & Nichols, S. B., Jan 1 2019, In : Mind and Language.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

relativism
universalism
evidence
experiment
Metaethics

Self-conscious emotions without a self

Chadha, M. & Nichols, S., Sep 2019, In : Philosophers Imprint. 19, 38

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Emotion
Conscious
Buddhist
Shame
Guilt

Teleological Essentialism

Rose, D. & Nichols, S. B., Apr 1 2019, In : Cognitive Science. 43, 4, e12725.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gold
Weights and Measures
Experiments
2018
4 Citations (Scopus)

Death and the Self

Nichols, S. B., Strohminger, N., Rai, A. & Garfield, J., May 1 2018, In : Cognitive Science. 42, p. 314-332 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fear
Population
Denial (Psychology)
2 Citations (Scopus)

From punishment to universalism

Rose, D. & Nichols, S. B., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Mind and Language.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

universalism
penalty
evidence
Universalism
Folk

Introduction

Lombrozo, T., Knobe, J. & Nichols, S. B., Jan 1 2018, Oxford Studies in Experimental Philosophy, Volume 2. Oxford University Press, p. 1-6 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingForeword/postscript

Experimental philosophy
Epistemology
Political philosophy
Metaphysics
Moral philosophy

Moral learning

Nichols, S. B., Jan 1 2018, The Routledge Handbook of Moral Epistemology. Taylor and Francis, p. 124-138 15 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Moral Judgment
Learning Theory
Statistical Learning
Affective Learning
Habit

Oxford studies in experimental philosophy, volume 2

Lombrozo, T., Knobe, J. & Nichols, S. B., Jan 1 2018, Oxford University Press. 315 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Experimental philosophy
Philosophy
Philosophy of Psychology
Social Sciences
Political philosophy
3 Citations (Scopus)

Skepticism and the acquisition of “knowledge”

Nichols, S. B. & Pinillos, N. Á., Sep 1 2018, In : Mind and Language. 33, 4, p. 397-414 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

learning theory
heuristics
scenario
trend
evidence

Unspoken Rules: Resolving Underdetermination With Closure Principles

Nichols, S. B. & Gaus, J., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Cognitive Science.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sampling
Experiments
Haemophilus influenzae type b-polysaccharide vaccine-diphtheria toxoid conjugate
2017
3 Citations (Scopus)

Bayesian Occam's Razor Is a Razor of the People

Blanchard, T., Lombrozo, T. & Nichols, S. B., Jan 1 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Cognitive Science.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Prescriptions
Experiments

Memory and personal identity

Nichols, S. B., Jun 27 2017, The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of Memory. Taylor and Francis, p. 169-179 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Personal Identity
3 Citations (Scopus)

MORAL LEARNING in the OPEN SOCIETY: The THEORY and PRACTICE of NATURAL LIBERTY

Gaus, G. F. & Nichols, S. B., 2017, In : Social Philosophy and Policy. 34, 1, p. 79-101 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

morality
experiment
society
learning
Liberty
2016
12 Citations (Scopus)

Ambiguous Reference

Nichols, S. B., Pinillos, N. Á. & Mallon, R., Jan 1 2016, In : Mind. 125, 497, p. 145-175 31 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Descriptivist
Causal
Defenders
Philosophy of Language
Theory of Reference
1 Citation (Scopus)

Bayesian Psychology and Human Rationality

Nichols, S. B. & Samuels, R., Sep 1 2016, Rationality: Constraints and Contexts. Elsevier Inc., p. 17-35 19 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Psychology
Cognitive Science
Research
Heuristics
5 Citations (Scopus)

Diachronic identity and the moral self

Prinz, J. J. & Nichols, S. B., Jan 1 2016, The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of the Social Mind. Taylor and Francis, p. 449-464 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Continuity
Diachrony
Personal Identity
Moral Values
Sociality
4 Citations (Scopus)

Moral empiricism and the bias for act-based rules

Ayars, A. & Nichols, S. B., Jan 27 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Cognition.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Empiricism
empiricism
Accidents
Learning
trend
17 Citations (Scopus)

Rational Learners and Moral Rules

Nichols, S. B., Kumar, S., Lopez, T., Ayars, A. & Chan, H. Y., Nov 1 2016, In : Mind and Language. 31, 5, p. 530-554 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

learning account
learning theory
grammar
emotion
candidacy

Replies to Kane, McCormick, and Vargas

Nichols, S. B., Jul 12 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Philosophical Studies. p. 1-13 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Responsibility
Free Will
Robert Kane
3 Citations (Scopus)

The zero point and I

Horgan, T. E. & Nichols, S. B., Jan 1 2016, Pre-Reflective Consciousness: Sartre and Contemporary Philosophy of Mind. Taylor and Francis, p. 143-175 33 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2015

A learning model for essentialist concepts

Oved, I., Nichols, S. B. & Barner, D., Dec 2 2015, 5th Joint International Conference on Development and Learning and Epigenetic Robotics, ICDL-EpiRob 2015. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 92-97 6 p. 7346121

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Experiments
3 Citations (Scopus)

Ego, Egoism and the Impact of Religion on Ethical Experience: What a Paradoxical Consequence of Buddhist Culture Tells Us About Moral Psychology

Garfield, J. L., Nichols, S. B., Rai, A. K. & Strohminger, N., Dec 1 2015, In : Journal of Ethics. 19, 3-4, p. 293-304 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Moral Psychology
Ego
Buddhist
Egoism
Religion
61 Citations (Scopus)

Neurodegeneration and identity

Strohminger, N. & Nichols, S. B., 2015, In : Psychological science : a journal of the American Psychological Society / APS. 26, 9, p. 1469-1479 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Frontotemporal Dementia
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
Neurodegenerative Diseases
Amnesia
Structural Models
7 Citations (Scopus)

Neuroscientific Prediction and the Intrusion of Intuitive Metaphysics

Rose, D., Buckwalter, W. & Nichols, S. B., 2015, (Accepted/In press) In : Cognitive Science.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Metaphysics
Personal Autonomy
Neurosciences
Experiments
Prediction
2 Citations (Scopus)

The essence of mentalistic agents

Nichols, S. B., Sep 21 2015, (Accepted/In press) In : Synthese.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

social cognition
cognitive development
learning theory
learning
Essence
2014
152 Citations (Scopus)

Experimental Philosophy

Knobe, J. & Nichols, S. B., Jan 16 2014, Oxford University Press. 388 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Experimental philosophy
Philosopher
Armchair
Psychology
Real World
23 Citations (Scopus)

Process debunking and ethics

Nichols, S. B., 2014, In : Ethics. 124, 4, p. 727-749 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Normative Ethics
Metaethics
Psychological
151 Citations (Scopus)

The essential moral self

Strohminger, N. & Nichols, S. B., Apr 2014, In : Cognition. 131, 1, p. 159-171 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Episodic Memory
Cognition
cognition
experiment
Personal Identity

The Folk Psychology of Consciousness

Arico, A., Fiala, B., Goldberg, R. F. & Nichols, S. B., Jan 16 2014, Experimental Philosophy. Oxford University Press, Vol. 2.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Folk Psychology
Consciousness
Creatures
Conscious
Intrinsic
2013
17 Citations (Scopus)

FOLK retributivism and the communication confound

Nadelhoffer, T., Heshmati, S., Kaplan, D. & Nichols, S. B., Jul 2013, In : Economics and Philosophy. 29, 2, p. 235-261 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Retributivism
Punishment
Communication
Experimental Economics
Social Psychology
29 Citations (Scopus)

If Folk Intuitions Vary, Then What?

Machery, E., Mallon, R., Nichols, S. B. & Stich, S. P., May 2013, In : Philosophy and Phenomenological Research. 86, 3, p. 618-635 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Folk
Intuition
Philosophical Arguments
Theory of Reference
Criticism
1 Citation (Scopus)

Normativity and epistemic intuitions

Weinberg, J. M., Nichols, S. B. & Stich, S., Jan 1 2013, Biological and Cultural Bases of Human Inference. Taylor and Francis, p. 191-222 32 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Intuition
12 Citations (Scopus)

Selfless giving

Bartels, D. M., Kvaran, T. & Nichols, S. B., Nov 2013, In : Cognition. 129, 2, p. 392-403 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

donation
persistence
incentive
Value of Life
human being
7 Citations (Scopus)

The effect of analytic and experiential modes of thought on moral judgment

Kvaran, T., Nichols, S. B. & Sanfey, A., 2013, In : Progress in Brain Research. 202, p. 187-196 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

30 Citations (Scopus)

The Lesson of Bypassing

Rose, D. & Nichols, S. B., Dec 2013, In : Review of Philosophy and Psychology. 4, 4, p. 599-619 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Intuition
Confusion
Personal Autonomy
Incompatibilist
Universe
15 Citations (Scopus)

Thinking things and feeling things: On an alleged discontinuity in folk metaphysics of mind

Phelan, M., Arico, A. & Nichols, S. B., Dec 2013, In : Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences. 12, 4, p. 703-725 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Metaphysics
Emotions
Research
Thinking
Discontinuity
2012
6 Citations (Scopus)

Broad-Minded: Sociality and the Cognitive Science of Morality

Doris, J. M. & Nichols, S. B., May 1 2012, The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Cognitive Science. Oxford University Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Sociality
Morality
Cognitive Science
Rationality
Human Reasoning
56 Citations (Scopus)

Experimental philosophy

Knobe, J., Buckwalter, W., Nichols, S. B., Robbins, P., Sarkissian, H. & Sommers, T., 2012, In : Annual Review of Psychology. 63, p. 81-99 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Personal Autonomy
Intuition
Psychology
Research
Experimental philosophy

Free Will and the Bounds of the Self

Knobe, J. & Nichols, S. B., Sep 18 2012, The Oxford Handbook of Free Will: Second Edition. Oxford University Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Free Will
Cognitive Science
Person
Experimental Study
Conception
1 Citation (Scopus)

Meta-Skepticism: Meditations in Ethno-Epistemology

Nichols, S. B., Stich, S. & Weinberg, J. M., Sep 20 2012, Collected Papers, Volume 2: Knowledge, Rationality, and Morality, 1978-2010. Oxford University Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Intuition
Skepticism
Epistemology
Meditation
Skeptical Arguments

Normativity and Epistemic Intuitions

Weinberg, J. M., Nichols, S. B. & Stich, S., Sep 20 2012, Collected Papers, Volume 2: Knowledge, Rationality, and Morality, 1978-2010. Oxford University Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Normativity
Intuition
Epistemological
Experimental Study
Epistemology
4 Citations (Scopus)

On the Psychological Origins of Dualism: Dual-Process Cognition and the Explanatory Gap *

Fiala, B., Arico, A. & Nichols, S. B., Jan 19 2012, Creating Consilience: Integrating the Sciences and the Humanities. Oxford University Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Dual Process
Psychological
Explanatory Gap
Cognition
Dualism
2011

Against Arguments from Reference

Mallon, R., Machery, E., Nichols, S. B. & Stich, S., Sep 22 2011, Collected Papers: Mind and Language, 1972-2010. Oxford University Press, Vol. 1.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Theory of Reference
Intuition
Philosophy of Language
Philosophy
9 Citations (Scopus)

Awareness of unawareness: Folk psychology and introspective transparency

Kozuch, B. & Nichols, S. B., 2011, In : Journal of Consciousness Studies. 18, 11-12, p. 135-160 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cognitive Science
psychology
transparency
Transparency
Research Personnel
12 Citations (Scopus)

Dual processes and moral rules

Mallon, R. & Nichols, S. B., Jul 2011, In : Emotion Review. 3, 3, p. 284-285 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dual Process
Moral Judgment
Moral Rules
Dual Process Theory
Cognitive Processes
1 Citation (Scopus)

Experimental philosophy: Surveys alone won't fly - Response

Nichols, S. B., Jun 10 2011, In : Science. 332, 6035, p. 1262-1263 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

User-Computer Interface
Surveys and Questionnaires
51 Citations (Scopus)

Experimental philosophy and the problem of free will

Nichols, S. B., Mar 18 2011, In : Science. 331, 6023, p. 1401-1403 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Personal Autonomy
Psychology
Research
Drive

Folk Psychology: Simulation or Tacit Theory?

Stich, S. & Nichols, S. B., Sep 22 2011, Collected Papers: Mind and Language, 1972-2010. Oxford University Press, Vol. 1.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Folk Psychology
Simulation
Mental Simulation
Philosopher
Simulation Theory