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Tim Bayne

Professor of Philosophy, Monash University

Tim Bayne received his undergraduate education from the University of Otago, New Zealand, and his graduate education at the University of Arizona. He taught at Macquarie University, Sydney from 2003 until 2006, and at the University of Oxford from 2007 until 2012.

Bayne also held positions at the Australian National University as a postdoctoral fellow and at the Ecole Normale Supérieure and Institut Jean Nicod, Paris as a visiting Professor. He is the Primary Investigator on a European Research Council Grant “The Architecture of Consciousness”. The aim of this project is to develop a model of the structural features of consciousness.

He has on-going research projects on levels of consciousness with Jakob Hohwy (Monash University), on the relationship between consciousness and voluntary control with Hakwan Lau (Columbia University), and on the multisensory nature of perception with Charles Spence (University of Oxford).

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The Unity of Consciousness

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Thought: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)

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Philosophy of Mind: An Introduction

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