Shaun B Nichols

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1991 …2020

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2020

Teleological Essentialism: Generalized

Rose, D. & Nichols, S., Mar 1 2020, In : Cognitive science. 44, 3, p. 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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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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Rational learners and metaethics: Universalism, relativism, and evidence from consensus

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

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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. B., Apr 1 2019, In : Cognitive Science. 43, 4, e12725.

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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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5 Scopus citations

From punishment to universalism

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

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2 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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3 Scopus citations

Unspoken Rules: Resolving Underdetermination With Closure Principles

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

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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
2016

Moral empiricism and the bias for act-based rules

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

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4 Scopus citations

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

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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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63 Scopus citations

Neuroscientific Prediction and the Intrusion of Intuitive Metaphysics

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

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

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23 Scopus citations

The essential moral self

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

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161 Scopus citations
2013

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.

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17 Scopus citations

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.

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30 Scopus citations

Selfless giving

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

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13 Scopus citations

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.

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7 Scopus citations

The Lesson of Bypassing

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

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30 Scopus citations

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.

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15 Scopus citations
2012

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.

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56 Scopus citations
2011

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.

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9 Scopus citations

Dual processes and moral rules

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

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12 Scopus citations

Experimental philosophy: Surveys alone won't fly - Response

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

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1 Scopus citations

Experimental philosophy and the problem of free will

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

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51 Scopus citations

Is Desert in the Details?

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

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14 Scopus citations

The Folk Psychology of Consciousness

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

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37 Scopus citations
2010

Colours, colour relationalism and the deliverances of introspection

Cohen, J. & Nichols, S. B., Apr 2010, In : Analysis. 70, 2, p. 218-228 11 p.

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12 Scopus citations

Emotions, norms, and the genealogy of fairness

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

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39 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. B. & Saxe, R., 2010, In : Review of Philosophy and Psychology. 1, 3, p. 333-349 17 p.

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53 Scopus citations

Is belief in free will a cultural universal?

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

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102 Scopus citations

Semantic intuitions: Reply to Lam

Machery, E., Deutsch, M., Mallon, R., Nichols, S. B., Sytsma, J. & Stich, S. P., Dec 2010, In : Cognition. 117, 3, p. 361-366 6 p.

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26 Scopus citations
2009

Against arguments from reference

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

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74 Scopus citations

Confabulation, confidence, and introspection

Fiala, B. & Nichols, S. B., 2009, In : Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 32, 2, p. 144-145 2 p.

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7 Scopus citations

Side constraints and the structure of commonsense ethics

Lopez, T., Zamzow, J., Gill, M. B. & Nichols, S. B., Dec 2009, In : Nous-Supplement: Philosophical Perspectives. 23, 1, p. 305-319 15 p.

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8 Scopus citations
2008

Bringing moral responsibility down to earth

Roskies, A. L. & Nichols, S. B., 2008, In : Journal of Philosophy. 105, 7, p. 371-388 18 p.

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55 Scopus citations

Imagination and the I

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

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34 Scopus citations

Imagination and immortality: Thinking of me

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

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116 Scopus citations

Moral responsibility and determinism: The cognitive science of folk intuitions

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

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308 Scopus citations

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations