BOOKS

Evan Thompson, Waking, Dreaming, Being: New Light on the Self and Consciousness from Neuroscience, Meditation, and Philosophy. Columbia University Press, forthcoming 2014.

Evan Thompson, Mind in  Life: Biology, Phenomenology, and the Sciences of Mind. Harvard University Press, 2007. 543 pages. Paperback 2010.

Evan Thompson, Colour Vision: A Study in Cognitive Science and the Philosophy of Perception. Routledge Press, 1995. Simultaneous hardcover and paperback. A volume in the series “Philosophical Issues in Science,” edited by W.H. Newton-Smith. 354 pages.

Francisco J. Varela, Evan Thompson, and Eleanor Rosch, The Embodied Mind: Cognitive Science and Human Experience. The MIT Press, 1991. Paperback 1992. 308 pages. Foreign Editions: Brazil (Artmed Editora, 2003); Germany (Scherz Verlag, 1992); Italy (Feltrinelli, 1992); Spain (Gedisa, 1992); France (Editions du Seuil, 1993); Japan (Kosakusha, 1995), Portugal (Instituto Piaget, 1996). Second enlarged edition, forthcoming 2014.

EDITED COLLECTIONS

Wendy Hasenkamp and Evan Thompson, eds., “Examining Subjective Experience: Advances in Neurophenomenology,” Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, special issue, 2013.

Mark Siderits, Evan Thompson, and Dan Zahavi, eds., Self, No-Self: Perspectives from Analytical, Phenomenological, and Indian Traditions. Clarendon: Oxford University Press, 2010.

Philip David Zelazo, Morris Moscovitch, and Evan Thompson (eds.), Cambridge Handbook of Consciousness. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 2007.

Giovanna Colombetti and Evan Thompson (eds.). Emotion Experience. Thorveton, UK: Imprint Academic, 2005. Published simultaneously as a special double issue of Journal of Consciousness Studies 12, Nos. 8-9 (2005).

Evan Thompson (ed.), The Problem of Consciousness: New Essays in Phenomenological Philosophy of Mind. Canadian Journal of Philosophy Supplementary Volume. Calgary, AL: University of Alberta Press, 2003.

Alva Noë and Evan Thompson (eds.), Vision and Mind: Readings in the Philosophy of Perception. The MIT Press, 2002.

Evan Thompson (ed.), Between Ourselves: Second Person Issues in the Study of Consciousness. Thorverton, UK: Imprint Academic, 2001. Published simultaneously as a special triple issue of the Journal of Consciousness Studies 8, Nos. 5-7 (2001).

ARTICLES

Kathleen A. Garrison, Dustin Scheinost, Partrick D. Worhunksy, Hani M. Elwafi, Thomas A. Thornhill IV, Evan Thompson, Clifford Saron, Gaëlle Desbordes, Hedy Kober, Michelle Hampson, Jeremy R. Gray, R. Todd Constable, Xenephon Papademtris, and Judson A. Brewer, “Real-Time fMRI Links Subjective Experience with Brain Activity During Focused Attention,” Neuroimage 81 (2013): 110-118.

Kieran C. Fox, Pierre Zakarauskas, Matt Dixon, Melissa Ellamil, Evan Thompson, and Kalina Christoff, “Meditation Experience Predicts Introspective Accuracy,” PLoS ONE 7(9) (2012): e45370. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0045370

Rebecca M. Todd, William A. Cunningham, Adam K. Anderson, and Evan Thompson, “Affect-Biased Attention as Emotion Regulation,” Trends in Cognitive Sciences 16 (2012): 365-372.

Shanti Ganesh, Hein T. van Schie, Floris P. de Lange, Evan Thompson, and Daniel H. J. Wigboldus, “How the Human Brain Goes Virtual: Distinct Cortical Regions of the Person-Processing Network are Involved in Self-Identification with Virtual Agents,” Cerebral Cortex 22 (2012): 1577-1585.

Diego Cosmelli and Evan Thompson, “Brain in a Vat or Body in a World: Brainbound versus Enactive Views of Experience,” Philosophical Topics 39 (2011): 163-180.

Evan Thompson, “Living Ways of Sense-Making,” Philosophy Today SPEP Supplement 2011: 114-123.

Evan Thompson, “Reply to Commentaries,” Journal of Consciousness Studies 18 (2011): 176-223.

Evan Thompson, “Précis of Mind in Life,” Journal of Consciousness Studies 18 (2011): 10-22.

Kalina Christoff, Diego Cosmelli, Dorothée Legrand, and Evan Thompson, “Clarifying the Self: Response to Northoff,” Trends in Cognitive Sciences 15 (2011): 187-188.

Kalina Christoff, Diego Cosmelli, Dorothée Legrand, and Evan Thompson, “Specifying the Self for Cognitive Neuroscience,” Trends in Cognitive Sciences 15 (2011): 104-112.

Evan Thompson and Mog Stapleton, “Making Sense of Sense-Making: Reflections on Enactive and Extended Mind Theories,” Topoi 28 (2009): 23-30.

Evan Thompson, “Representationalism and the Phenomenology of Mental Imagery,” Synthese 160 (2008): 397-415.

Diego Cosmelli and Evan Thompson, “Mountains and Valleys: Binocular Rivalry and the Flow of Experience,” Consciousness and Cognition 16 (2007): 623-641.

Evan Thompson, “Look Again: Consciousness and Mental Imagery,” Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences 6 (2007): 137-170.

Evan Thompson, “Sensorimotor Subjectivity and the Enactive Approach to Experience,” Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences 4 (2005): 407-427.

Giovanna Colombetti and Evan Thompson, “Enacting Emotional Interpretations with Feeling,” Behavioral and Brain Sciences 28 (2005): 200-201.

Alva Noë and Evan Thompson, “Sorting Out the Neural Basis of Consciousness. Authors’ Reply to Commentators,” Journal of Consciousness Studies 11 (2004): 87-98.

Alva Noë and Evan Thompson, “Are There Neural Correlates of Consciousness?”, Journal of Consciousness Studies 11 (2004): 3-28. Special Target Article with Peer Commentary.

Evan Thompson, “Life and Mind: From Autopoiesis to Neurophenomenology. A Tribute to Francisco Varela,” Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences 3 (2004): 381-398.

Antoine Lutz and Evan Thompson, “Neurophenomenology: Integrating Subjective Experience and Brain Dynamics in the Neuroscience of Consciousness,” Journal of Consciousness Studies 10 (2003): 31-52.

Robert Hanna and Evan Thompson, “The Mind-Body-Body Problem,” Theoria et Historia Scientiarum: International Journal for Interdisciplinary Studies 7 (2003): 23-42.

Evan Thompson and Francisco J. Varela, “Radical Embodiment: Neural Dynamics and Consciousness,” Trends in Cognitive Sciences 5(10) (2001): 418-425.

Evan Thompson, “Empathy and Consciousness,” Journal of Consciousness Studies 8, No. 5-7 (2001): 1-32.

Luiz Pessoa, Evan Thompson, and Alva Noë, “Filling-in: One or Many?”, Behavioral and Brain Sciences 24 (2001): 1137-1139.

Evan Thompson and Francisco J. Varela, “Autopoiesis and Lifelines: The Importance of Origins,” Behavioral and Brain Sciences 22 (1999): 909-910.

Alva Noë, Luiz Pessoa, and Evan Thompson, “Beyond the Grand Illusion: What Change Blindness Really Teaches us About Vision,” Visual Cognition 7 (2000): 93-106.

Alva Noë and Evan Thompson, “Seeing Beyond the Modules Toward the Subject of Perception,” Behavioral and Brain Sciences 22 (1999): 386-387.

Luiz Pessoa, Evan Thompson, and Alva Noë, “Finding Out About Filling In: A Guide to Perceptual Completion for Visual Science and the Philosophy of Perception,” Behavioral and Brain Sciences 21 (1998): 723-748.

Luiz Pessoa, Evan Thompson, and Alva Noë, “Filling In Is for Finding Out,” Behavioral and Brain Sciences 21 (1998): 781-802.

Evan Thompson, “Symbol Grounding: A Bridge from Artificial Life to Artificial Intelligence,” Brain and Cognition 34 (1997): 48-71.

Evan Thompson, “Colour Vision, Evolution, and Perceptual Content,” Synthese 104 (1995): 1-32.

Evan Thompson, “Language, Thought, and Consciousness in the Modern Mind”, Behavioral and Brain Sciences 16(4) (1993): 770-71.

Evan Thompson, “Novel Colours,” Philosophical Studies 67 (1992): 105-133.

Evan Thompson, Adrian Palacios and Francisco J. Varela, “Ways of Coloring: Comparative Color Vision as a Case Study for Cognitive Science,” Behavioral and Brain Sciences 15 (1992): 1-26.

Evan Thompson, Adrian Palacios and Francisco J. Varela, “On the Ways to Color,” Behavioral and Brain Sciences 15 (1992): 56-74.

Francisco J. Varela and Evan Thompson, “Color Vision: A Study in the Foundations of Cognitive Science,” Revue de Synthese IVe S. Nº 1-2, janvier-juin 1990: 129-138.

Evan Thompson, “Is Internal Realism a Philosophy of Scheme and Content?”, Metaphilosophy 22 (1991): 212-230.

Evan Thompson, “Planetary Thinking/Planetary Building: An Essay on Martin Heidegger and Nishitani Keiji,” Philosophy East and West 36(3) (1986): 235-252.

CHAPTERS

Ezequiel Di Paolo and Evan Thompson, “The Enactive Approach,” in Lawrence Shapiro, ed., The Routledge Handbook of Embodied Cognition. Routledge Press, in press.

Alisa Mandrigin and Evan Thompson, “Own-Body Perception,” in Mohan Matthen, ed., The Oxford Handbook of the Philosophy of Perception, in press.

Jake H. Davis and Evan Thompson, “Developing Attention and Decreasing Affective Bias: Toward a Cross-Cultural Cognitive Science of Mindfulness,” in K.W. Brown, J.D. Creswell, and R.M. Ryan, eds., Handbook of Mindfulness. New York: Guilford Press, in press.

Jake H. Davis and Evan Thompson, “From the Five Aggregates to Phenomenal Consciousness: Toward a Cross-Cultural Cognitive Science,” in Steven Emmanuel, ed., A Companion to Buddhist Philosophy, pp. 585-597. John Wiley & Sons, 2014.

Aaron Henry and Evan Thompson, “Witnessing from Here: Self-Awareness from a Bodily versus Emboded Perspective,” in Shaun Gallagher (ed.), The Oxford Handbook of the Self. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2011.

Evan Thompson, “Self-No-Self? Memory and Reflexive Awareness,” in Mark Siderits, Evan Thompson, and Dan Zahavi (eds.), Self, No-Self: Perspectives from Analytical, Phenomenological, and Indian Traditions. Clarendon: Oxford University Press, 2010.

Diego Cosmelli and Evan Thompson, “Embodiment or Envatment? Reflections on the Bodily Basis of Consciousness,” in John Stewart, Olivier Gapenne, and Ezequiel di Paolo, eds., Enaction: Towards a New Paradigm for Cognitive Science, MIT Press, 2010.

Evan Thompson, “Contemplative Neuroscience as an Approach to Volitional Consciousness,” in Nancey Murphey, George F.R. Ellis, and Timothy O’Conner (eds.), Downward Causation and the Neurobiology of Free Will, pp. 187-197. Springer, 2009.

Giovanna Colombetti and Evan Thompson, “The Feeling Body: Towards an Enactive Approach to Emotion” in Willis Overton and Ulrich Mueller (eds.), Body in Mind, Mind in Body: Developmental Perspectives on Embodiment and Consciousness, pp. 45-68. Lawrence Erlbaum, 2007.

Evan Thompson, “Neurophenomenology and Contemplative Experience,” in Philip Clayton (ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Science and Religion. Oxford University Press, 2007.

Evan Thompson and Dan Zahavi, “Philosophical Issues: Continental Phenomenology,” in Philip David Zelazo, Morris Moscovitch, and Evan Thompson (eds.), The Cambridge Hanbook of Consciousnes. Cambridge University Press, 2007.

George Dreyfus and Evan Thompson, “Asian Perspectives: Indian Theories of Mind,” in Philip Zelazo, Morris Moscovitsch, and Evan Thompson (eds.), The Cambridge Handbook of Consciousnes. Cambridge University Press, 2007.

Diego Cosmelli, Jean-Philippe Lachaux, and Evan Thompson. “Neurodynamical Approaches to Consciousness, in Philip Zelazo, Morris Moscovitsch, and Evan Thompson (eds.), The Cambridge Handbook of Consciousnes. Cambridge University Press, 2007.

Evan Thompson, “Neurophenomenology: Honoring Francisco Varela,” in Anne Harrington and Arthur Zajonc (eds.), The Dalai Lama at MIT. Harvard University Press, 2006.

Evan Thompson, Antoine Lutz, and Diego Cosmelli, “Neurophenomenology: An Introduction for Neurophilosophers.” in Andrew Brook and Kathleen Akins (eds.), Cognition and the Brain: Philosophy and the Neuroscience Movement, pp. 40-97. Cambridge University Press, 2005.

Evan Thompson, “Empathy and Human Experience,” in Jim Proctor (ed.), Science, Religion, and the Human Experience, pp. 262-268. New York: Oxford University Press, 2005. French translation: “Empathie et expérience humaine,” Théologiques 12 (2004): 39-70.

Robert Hanna and Evan Thompson, “The Spontaneity of Consciousness,” in Evan Thompson (ed.), The Problem of Consciousness: New Essays in Phenomenological Philosophy of Mind. Canadian Journal of Philosophy. Supplementary Volume 29, pp. 133-162. Calgary: University of Alberta Press, 2003. Polish in Tomasz Komendzinski and Shaun Gallagher (eds.), Essays on Phenomenology and Cognitive Science (in Polish). Studia z fenomenologii i nauk kognitywnych. Published by Wydawnictwo Rafal Marszalek.

Francisco J. Varela and Evan Thompson, “Neural Synchrony and Consciousness: A Neurophenomenological Perspective,” in Axel Cleeremans (ed.), The Unity of Consciousness: Binding, Integration, and Dissociation, pp. 266-287.New York: Oxford University Press, 2003.

Evan Thompson, “Empathy and Consciousness,” in Evan Thompson (ed.), Between Ourselves: Second Person Issues in the Study of Consciousness. Imprint Academic, 2001, pp. 1-36.

Evan Thompson, “Comparative Colour Vision: Quality Space and Visual Ecology,” in Steven Davis (ed.), Colour Perception: Philosophical, Psychological, Artistic and Computational Perspectives. Vancouver Studies in Cognitive Science. Vol. 9. Oxford University Press, 2000, pp. 163-186.

Evan Thompson, “Filling In: Visual Science and the Philosophy of Perception,” in Denis Fisette (ed.), Consciousness and Intentionality: Models and Modalities of Attribution. Dordrecht: Kluwer, 1999, pp. 145-161.

Evan Thompson, Alva Noë, and Luiz Pessoa, “Filling In: Visual Science and the Phenomenology of Perception,” in J. Petitot, J-M Roy, B. Pachoud, and F.J. Varela (eds.), Naturalizing Phenomenology: Issues in Contemporary Cognitive Science and Phenomenology. Stanford University Press, 1999, pp. 161-195.

Evan Thompson, “The Gaia Theory,” in Paul Bouissac (ed.), Encyclopedia of Semiotics and Cultural Theory, Oxford University Press, 1998.

Evan Thompson, “Autopoiesis” in Paul Bouissac (ed.), Encyclopedia of Semiotics and Cultural Theory, Oxford University Press, 1998.

Evan Thompson, “The Mindful Body: Embodiment and Cognitive Science,” in Michael O’Donovan-Anderson (ed.), The Incorporated Self: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Embodiment. Rowman & Littlefield, 1996, pp. 127-144.

Evan Thompson, “Artificial intelligence, Artificial life, and the Symbol-Matter Problem,” in Robert S. Cohen and Matthieu Marion (eds.), Quebec Studies in the Philosophy of Science Part II: Biology, Psychology, Cognitive Science and Economics. Kluwer Academic Press, 1995, pp. 63-80.

Evan Thompson, “Perception and the Emergence of Color,” in William Irwin Thompson (ed.), Gaia 2. Emergence: The New Science of Becoming. The Lindisfarne Press, 1991, pp. 86-110.

BOOK REVIEWS

Review of Mark Siderits, Buddhism as Philosophy, Philosophy East and West 62 (2012): 413-415.

“Modern Buddha. Review of Owen Flanagan, The Bodhisattva’s Brain: Buddhism Naturalized,” Times Literary Supplement, May 4, 2012.

“Life Emergent. Review of Terrence Deacon, Incomplete Nature: How Mind Emerged from Matter,” Nature, Volume 480, December 15, 2011.

“Sensorimotorists. Review of Andy Clark, Supersizing the Mind: Embodiment, Action, and Cognitive Extension and Alva Noë, Out of Our Heads: Why You Are Not Your Brain and Other Lessons from the Biology of Consciousness,” Times Literary Supplement, June 26, 2009.

Evan Thompson, “Coloured Thoughts on Perception: Review of Mohan Matthen, Seeing, Doing, and Knowing: A Philosophical Theory of Sense Perception,Trends in Cognitive Sciences 10 (2006): 57-58.

Review of Austen Clark, Sensory Qualities, Philosophical Review  104 (1995): 130-33.

New Biologies: A Review of Connie Barlow (ed.), From Gaia to Selfish Genes,”Semiotic Review of Books 4(1) (1993): 2-3.

OTHER

“Philosophy as a Path: A Memoir and Tribute to Robert Thurman,” forthcoming in a Festschrift for Robert A.F. Thurman, Columbia University Press, 2014.

“Primates, Monks, and the Mind: The Case of Empathy,” Frans de Waal, Evan Thompson, and Jim Proctor (moderated dialogue), Journal of Consciousness Studies 12(7) (2005): 38-54.

“Francisco J. Varela: 1946-2001”, Trends in Cognitive Sciences 5 (2001): 368.

“Francisco J. Varela (1946-2001). A Tribute by Evan Thompson.” Journal of Consciousness Studies 8 (2001): 66-69.

“Franciso J. Varela (1946-2001).” Psyche 7 (2001).