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Ned Block

Ned Block is currently silver professor of philosophy, psychology, and neural science at New York University, NY. His research centers on attention, cognitive neuroscience, cognitive psychology, cognitive science, consciousness, neuroscience, perception, philosophy of mind, and social psychology.

OM Contributions


  • Block, N. (2007). Consciousness, accessibility, and the mesh between psychology and neuroscience. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 30(5-6), 481-548.

  • Block, N., & Stalnaker, R. (1999). Conceptual analysis, dualism, and the explanatory gap. The Philosophical Review, 108(1), 1-46.

  • Block, N. (1995). How many concepts of consciousness? Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 18(02), 272-287.

  • Block, N. (1987). Advertisement for a semantics for psychology. Midwest Studies in Philosophy, 10(1), 615-678.

  • Block, N. (1980). Troubles with functionalism. In: Readings in Philosophy of Psychology. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.