Shaun B Nichols

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1991 …2020

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2020

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

Ayars, A. & Nichols, S., Feb 1 2020, In : Mind and Language. 35, 1, p. 67-89 23 p.

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3 Scopus citations

Teleological Essentialism: Generalized

Rose, D. & Nichols, S., Mar 1 2020, In : Cognitive science. 44, 3, e12818.

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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.

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From punishment to universalism

Rose, D. & Nichols, S., Feb 1 2019, In : Mind and Language. 34, 1, p. 59-72 14 p.

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5 Scopus citations

Generating explanatory gaps

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

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1 Scopus citations

Self-conscious emotions without a self

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

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Teleological Essentialism

Rose, D. & Nichols, S., Apr 2019, In : Cognitive science. 43, 4, e12725.

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1 Scopus citations
2018

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.

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7 Scopus citations

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.

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4 Scopus citations

Unspoken Rules: Resolving Underdetermination With Closure Principles

Nichols, S. & Gaus, J., Nov 2018, In : Cognitive science. 42, 8, p. 2735-2756 22 p.

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2017

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.

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4 Scopus citations

Moral empiricism and the bias for act-based rules

Ayars, A. & Nichols, S., Oct 2017, In : Cognition. 167, p. 11-24 14 p.

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4 Scopus citations

Neuroscientific Prediction and the Intrusion of Intuitive Metaphysics

Rose, D., Buckwalter, W. & Nichols, S., Mar 1 2017, In : Cognitive science. 41, 2, p. 482-502 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations
2016

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.

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18 Scopus citations

Replies to Kane, McCormick, and Vargas

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

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2015

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., 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

3 Scopus citations

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.

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71 Scopus citations

The essence of mentalistic agents

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

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2 Scopus citations
2014

Process debunking and ethics

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

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24 Scopus citations

The essential moral self

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

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178 Scopus citations
2013

FOLK retributivism and the communication confound

Nadelhoffer, T., Heshmati, S., Kaplan, D. & Nichols, S., Jul 1 2013, In : Economics and Philosophy. 29, 2, p. 235-261 27 p.

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19 Scopus citations

If Folk Intuitions Vary, Then What?

Machery, E., Mallon, R., Nichols, S. & Stich, S. P., May 1 2013, In : Philosophy and Phenomenological Research. 86, 3, p. 618-635 18 p.

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30 Scopus citations

Selfless giving

Bartels, D. M., Kvaran, T. & Nichols, S., Nov 1 2013, In : Cognition. 129, 2, p. 392-403 12 p.

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13 Scopus citations

The Lesson of Bypassing

Rose, D. & Nichols, S., Dec 1 2013, In : Review of Philosophy and Psychology. 4, 4, p. 599-619 21 p.

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32 Scopus citations

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

Phelan, M., Arico, A. & Nichols, S., Dec 1 2013, In : Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences. 12, 4, p. 703-725 23 p.

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16 Scopus citations
2011

Awareness of unawareness: Folk psychology and introspective transparency

Kozuch, B. & Nichols, S., Nov 23 2011, In : Journal of Consciousness Studies. 18, 11-12, p. 135-160 26 p.

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10 Scopus citations

Is Desert in the Details?

Freiman, C. & Nichols, S., Jan 1 2011, In : Philosophy and Phenomenological Research. 82, 1, p. 121-133 13 p.

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15 Scopus citations

The Folk Psychology of Consciousness

Arico, A., Fiala, B., Goldberg, R. F. & Nichols, S., Jun 1 2011, In : Mind and Language. 26, 3, p. 327-352 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

41 Scopus citations
2010

Emotions, norms, and the genealogy of fairness

Nichols, S., 2010, In : Politics, Philosophy and Economics. 9, 3, p. 275-296 22 p.

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14 Scopus citations

Intuitions about personal identity: An empirical study

Nichols, S. & Bruno, M., Jun 1 2010, In : Philosophical Psychology. 23, 3, p. 293-312 20 p.

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41 Scopus citations

Investigating the Neural and Cognitive Basis of Moral Luck: It's Not What You Do but What You Know

Young, L., Nichols, S. & Saxe, R., Mar 24 2010, In : Review of Philosophy and Psychology. 1, 3, p. 333-349 17 p.

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54 Scopus citations

Is belief in free will a cultural universal?

Sarkissian, H., Chatterjee, A., De brigard, F., Knobe, J., Nichols, S. & Sirker, S., Jun 1 2010, In : Mind and Language. 25, 3, p. 346-358 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

106 Scopus citations
2009

Against arguments from reference

Mallon, R., MacHery, E., Nichols, S. & Stich, S., Sep 1 2009, In : Philosophy and Phenomenological Research. 79, 2, p. 332-356 25 p.

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77 Scopus citations
2008

Imagination and the I

Nichols, S., Nov 1 2008, In : Mind and Language. 23, 5, p. 518-535 18 p.

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12 Scopus citations
2007

After incompatibilism: A naturalistic defense of the reactive attitudes

Nichols, S., Jan 1 2007, In : Nous-Supplement: Philosophical Perspectives. 21, 1, p. 405-428 24 p.

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36 Scopus citations

Imagination and immortality: Thinking of me

Nichols, S., Nov 1 2007, In : Synthese. 159, 2, p. 215-233 19 p.

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10 Scopus citations

Intuitions and individual differences: The knobe effect revisited

Nichols, S. & Ulatowski, J., Sep 1 2007, In : Mind and Language. 22, 4, p. 346-365 20 p.

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119 Scopus citations

Moral responsibility and determinism: The cognitive science of folk intuitions

Nichols, S. & Knobe, J., Dec 1 2007, In : Nous. 41, 4, p. 663-685 23 p.

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319 Scopus citations

The rise of compatibilism: A case study in the quantitative history of philosophy

Nichols, S., Dec 1 2007, In : Midwest Studies In Philosophy. 31, 1, p. 260-270 11 p.

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16 Scopus citations
2006

Do children think of the self as the soul?

Nichols, S., Dec 1 2006, In : Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 29, 5, p. 481-482 2 p.

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1 Scopus citations

Folk intuitions on free will

Nichols, S., Dec 1 2006, In : Journal of Cognition and Culture. 6, 1-2, p. 57-86 30 p.

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63 Scopus citations

Just the imagination: Why imagining doesn't behave like believing

Nichols, S., Sep 1 2006, In : Mind and Language. 21, 4, p. 459-474 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

41 Scopus citations

Moral dilemmas and moral rules

Nichols, S. & Mallon, R., Jul 1 2006, In : Cognition. 100, 3, p. 530-542 13 p.

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142 Scopus citations
2004

After objectivity: An empirical study of moral judgment

Nichols, S., Mar 1 2004, In : Philosophical Psychology. 17, 1, p. 3-26 24 p.

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57 Scopus citations

Is religion what we want? Motivation and the cultural transmission of religious representations

Nichols, S., Dec 1 2004, In : Journal of Cognition and Culture. 4, 2, p. 347-371 25 p.

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11 Scopus citations

Semantics, cross-cultural style

Machery, E., Mallon, R., Nichols, S. & Stich, S. P., Jul 2004, In : Cognition. 92, 3, p. B1-B12

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307 Scopus citations
2003

Are children moral objectivists? Children's judgments about moral and response-dependent properties

Nichols, S. & Folds-Bennett, T., Dec 2003, In : Cognition. 90, 2, p. B23-B32

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54 Scopus citations

Children's counterfactual inferences about long and short causal chains

German, T. P. & Nichols, S., Nov 1 2003, In : Developmental Science. 6, 5, p. 514-523 10 p.

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68 Scopus citations

Imagination and the puzzles of iteration

Nichols, S., Dec 1 2003, In : Analysis. 63, 279, p. 182-187 6 p.

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11 Scopus citations
2002

How psychopaths threaten moral rationalism: Is it irrational to be amoral?

Nichols, S., Apr 2002, In : Monist. 85, 2, p. 285-303 19 p.

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73 Scopus citations