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Philip Gerrans

Philip Gerrans is currently professor of philosophy at the University of Adelaide, Australia and an associate of the Swiss Center for Affective Sciences in Geneva, Switzerland. His research centers on cognitive neuropsychiatry, developmental disorders, emotions, moral psychopathologies, and the use of psychological disorder to study the mind.

OM Contributions


  • Gerrans, P. (2007). Mechanisms of madness: Evolutionary psychiatry without evolutionary psychology. Biology & Philosophy, 22(1), 35-56.

  • Stone, V. E., & Gerrans, P. (2006). Does the normal brain have a theory of mind? Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 10(1), 3-4.

  • Stone, V. E., & Gerrans, P. (2006). What's domain-specific about theory of mind? Social Neuroscience, 1(3-4), 309-319.

  • Gerrans, P. (2002). The theory of mind module in evolutionary psychology. Biology & Philosophy, 17(3), 305-321.

  • Gerrans, P. (2000). Refining the explanation of Cotard's delusion. Mind and Language, 15(1), 111-122.

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