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Bence Nanay

·       Authored books:

                                                            Single authored:

Between Perception and Action. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013.

Aesthetics as Philosophy of Perception. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016.

Aesthetics: A Very Short Introduction. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2019. 

Mental Imagery. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2023.

Perception: The Basics. London: Routledge, 2024.

Global Aesthetics. Oxford: Oxford University Press, under contract.

The Philosophy of Robert Musil. New York: Oxford University Press, under contract.


Aesthetic Life and Why It Matters. New York: Oxford University Press, 2022. (co-authors: Dominic McIver Lopes and Nick Riggle)

The Geographies of Taste. New York: Oxford University Press, 2024. (co-authors: Mohan Matthen, Samantha Matherne and Dominic McIver Lopes)




·       Edited books:

Perceiving the World: New Essays on Perception. New York: Oxford University Press, 2010.

Contributions by Jonathan Cohen, Jerome Dokic, Fred Dretske, Andy Egan, Benj Hellie, Sean Kelly, Mike Martin, Mohan Matthen, Adam Pautz, Jesse Prinz, Susanna Siegel. 

Current Controversies in Philosophy of Perception. New York: Routledge, 2016.

Contributions by Ned Block, Berit Brogaard, Alex Byrne, Robert Kentridge, John Kulvicki, Heather Logue, Mohan Matthen, Matt Nudds, Casey O’Callaghan, Adam Pautz, Ian Phillips, Susanna Siegel, Wayne Wu

·      Edited journal special issues:

Off-line perception. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 376 (1817): January 2021 (with Peter Fazekas and Joel Pearson)

The Philosophy of Robert Musil. The Monist, January 2014.

Heinrich Wölfflin, 100 years after. Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism, April 2015.


·       Journal articles and book chapters:  

o   Forthcoming

156. Many-to-one intentionalism. Journal of Philosophy, forthcoming (with Manolo Martinez)

155. The selective advantage of representing correctly. Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, forthcoming.

154. The Stroop Effect and mental imagery. Perception, forthcoming.

153. Aesthetic experience as interaction. Journal of the American Philosophical Association, forthcoming.

152. Franz Boas and the primacy of form. British Journal of Aesthetics, forthcoming.

151. Explanatory contextualism about episodic memory: Towards a diagnosis of the causalist-simulationist debate. Erkenntnis, forthcoming (with Chris McCarroll and Kourken Michaelian)

150. Perception and the Arts. In: Christy Mag Uidhir (ed.): Art and Philosophy. Oxford: Oxford University Press, forthcoming.




149. Against perceptual beliefs. Analytic Philosophy 64: 93-105. (runner-up of the 2021 Sanders Prize in philosophy of mind, with Grace Helton) [open access]

148. Frissons in dance. Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 81: 15-24.

147. Against imagination. In: J. Cohen and B. McLaughlin (eds.): Contemporary Debates in the Philosophy of Mind (2nd Edition). London: Blackwell, pp. 553-569.

146. Audition and composite sensory individuals. In: A. Mroczko-Wasowicz and R. Grush (eds.): Sensory Individuals. New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 179-192. (with Nick Young)

145. Pictorial organization. In: J. Gilmore and N. Carroll (eds.): Routledge Companion to Painting and Sculpture. London: Routledge.



144. The sensory individuals of picture perception. Philosophical Studies 179: 3729-3746. [open access]

143. Amodal completion and relationalism. Philosophical Studies 179: 2537-2551. [open access]

142. Olfactory amodal completion. Pacific Philosophical Quarterly 103: 372-388. (with Benjamin Young) [open access]

141. Entity realism about mental representations. Erkenntnis 87: 75-91. [open access]

140. Going global: A cautiously optimistic manifesto. Contemporary Aesthetics, Special Volume 10: n. p.

139. Music and multimodal mental imagery. In: Music and Mental Imagery (Eds. G. Floridou and M. Kussner). London: Routledge, pp. 64-73.

138. Perception. In L. Goehr and J. Gilmore (eds.): Blackwell Companion to Arthur Danto. Oxford: Blackwell, pp. 92-101 (with Sam Rose).

137. Between Fodor and Darwin. In: J. Gervai, G. Csibra and K. Kovacs (eds.): A Life in Cognition: Studies in Cognitive Science in Honor of Csaba Pleh. Cham: Springer, pp. 175-184.



136. Unconscious mental imagery. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B, 376 (1817): 20190689. [open access]

135. Attention is amplification, not selection. British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 72: 299-324 (with Peter Fazekas) [open access]

134. Boundary extension as mental imagery. Analysis 81: 647-656. [open access]

133. Implicit bias as mental imagery. Journal of the American Philosophical Association 7: 329-347. [open access]

132. Imagining one experience to be another. Synthese 199: 13977-13991. [open access]

131. Synesthesia as (multimodal) mental imagery. Multisensory Research, 34: 281-296. [open access]

130. Zoomorphism. Erkenntnis 86: 171-186. [open access]

129. Perception is not all-purpose. Synthese, 198: 4069-4080. [open access]

128. Looking for profundity (in all the wrong places). Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 79: 344-353. (winner of the inaugural Peter Kivy Prize) [open access]

127. Offline perception Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B, 376 (1817): 20190686. (with Peter Fazekas and Joel Pearson) [open access]

126. Imagination, selves and knowledge of self: Pessoa’s dreams in The Book of Disquiet. In: A. Kind and C. Badura (eds.): Epistemic Uses of Imagination. London: Routledge (with Nick Wiltsher)

125. Expectations. In: N. Nielsen, J. Levinson and T. McAuley (eds.): Oxford Handbook of Music and Philosophy, (with Jenny Judge). New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 997-1018. [full text – penultimate version]



124. Vicarious representation: A new theory of social cognition. Cognition, 205: 104451. [open access]

123. Motor imagery and action execution. Ergo, 7: 13. [open access]

122. Perceiving indeterminately. Thought 9: 160-166. [open access]

121. Multimodal mental imagery and perceptual justification. In: D. Gatzia and B. Brogaard (eds.): The Epistemology of Nonvisual Perception. New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 76-97.

120. Resist or yield? What to do with temptations? In: Al Mele (ed.): Surrounding Self-Control. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 242-256. [full text – penultimate version]

119. Molyneux’s question and interpersonal variations in multimodal mental imagery among blind subjects. In: G. Ferretti and B. Glenney (eds.): Molyneux’s Question and the History of Philosophy. London: Routledge, pp. 257-263. [full text – penultimate version]

118. Temporal mental imagery. In: Anna Abraham (ed.): The Cambridge Handbook of the Imagination. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. 227-240. (with Gerardo Viera)

117. Perceptual skills. In: Ellen Fridland and Carlotta Pavese (eds.): Routledge Handbook on Skill and Expertise. London: Routledge, pp. 314-323. (with Dustin Stokes)




116. Amodal completion and knowledge. Analysis 79: 415-423. (with Grace Helton)

115. Entity realism and singularist semirealism. Synthese 196: 499-517. [full text – penultimate version]

114. Portraits of people not present. In Hans Maes (ed.): Portraits and Philosophy. London: Routledge, pp. 113-132.

113. Precis of Aesthetics as Philosophy of Perception and Responses to critics. Estetika 56 (12): 91-94 and 56 (12): 118-124.

112. Precis of Aesthetics as Philosophy of Perception and Responses to critics. Studi di Estetica 47: 217-221 and 47: 239-244.

o   2018    

111. Multimodal mental imagery. Corte 105: 125-134. [full text – penultimate version]

110. Blur and perceptual content. Analysis, forthcoming. [full text – penultimate version]

109. The importance of amodal completion in everyday perception. i-Perception, doi: 10.1177/204166951878887.

108. Threefoldness. Philosophical Studies 175: 163-182.

107. Catharsis and vicarious fear. European Journal of Philosophy, 26: 1371-1380. [full text – penultimate version]

106. Defamiliarization and the unprompted (not innocent) eye. Nonsite, forthcoming. [full text – penultimate version]

105. Aesthetic experience of artworks and everyday scenes. The Monist 101: 71-82forthcoming. [full text – penultimate version]

104. Unconscious perceptual justification (with Jacob Berger and Jake Quilty-Dunn). Inquiry 61: 569-589. [full text – penultimate version]

103. Art made for pictures. In: Alberto Voltolini and Jerome Pelletier (eds.): The Pleasure of Pictures: Pictorial Experience and Aesthetic Appreciation. London: Routledge, forthcoming (with John Kulvicki), pp. 181-198.

      Reprinted in Phenomenology and Mind 14: 120-134.

102. Against aesthetic judgment. In: Jennifer McMahon (ed.): Social Aesthetics and Moral Judgment. London: Routledge, pp. 52-65. [full text – penultimate version]

101. George Kubler and the biological metaphor of art. British Journal of Aesthetics 58: 423-434. [full text]


o   2017    

100. Sensory substitution and multimodal mental imagery. Perception, forthcoming. [full text – penultimate version]

99. How to (and how not to) think about top-down influences on perception. Consciousness and Cognition (with Christoph Teufel) forthcoming. [full text – penultimate version]

98. Pain and mental imagery. The Monist 100: 485-500. [full text – penultimate version]

97. What did Popper learned from Lakatos? British Journal for the History of Philosophy 25: 1202-1215[full text – penultimate version]

96. Internal vs. external history. Philosophy 92: 207-230 (Runner-up of the 2016 Royal Institute of Philosophy Essay Prize on the philosophy of history) [full text – penultimate version]

95. Perceptual learning, the mere exposure effect and aesthetic antirealism. Leonardo 50: 58-63 [full text – penultimate version]

94. Pre-cueing effects: Attention or mental imagery? Frontiers in Psychology, 8:222. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2017.00222 (with Peter Fazekas) [full text – penultimate version]

93. All actions are emotional actions. Emotion Review 9: 350-352. [full text – penultimate version]


o   2016    

92. Relationalism and unconscious perception. Analysis 76: 426-433 (with Jacob Berger). [full text – penultimate version]

91. The role of imagination in decision-making. Mind & Language 31: 126-142. [full text – penultimate version]

90. Action without attention. Analysis (with Carolyn Jennings), forthcoming [full text – penultimate version].

89. Hallucination as mental imagery. Journal of Consciousness Studies. 23 (7-8): 65-81. [full text – penultimate version]

88. Philosophy of perception – A road-map with many bypass roads. In: Bence Nanay (eds.): Current Controversies in Philosophy of Perception. London: Routledge, 1-20. [full text – penultimate version]

87. Imagination and perception. In: Amy Kind (ed.): Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of Imagination. London: Routledge, pp. 124-134. [full text – penultimate version]


o   2015    

86. Perceptual content and the content of mental imagery. Philosophical Studies, 172: 1723-36. [full text – penultimate version]

85. There is no such thing as patriotic art: Clive Bell on art and war. Ethics 105: 530-532.

84. Cognitive penetration and the gallery of indiscernibles. Frontiers in Psychology 5: 1527 doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2014.01527 [full text – penultimate version]

83. Aesthetic attention. Journal of Consciousness Studies. 22 (5-6): 96-118. [full text – penultimate version]

82. The representationalism versus relationalism debate: Explanatory contextualism about perception. European Journal of Philosophy 23: 321-336 [full text – penultimate version]

81. The history of vision. Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 73: 259-271. [full text – penultimate version] Chinese translation: 视觉. Zhongguo meixue yanjiu 10 (2018): 311-331.

80. Trompe l’oeil and the dorsal/ventral account of picture perception. Review of Philosophy and Psychology 6: 181-197. [full text – penultimate version]

79. Two-dimensional versus three-dimensional pictorial organization. Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 73: 149-157. [full text – penultimate version]

78. Experimental philosophy and naturalism. In: E. Fischer and J. Collins (eds.): Experimental Philosophy, Rationalism and Naturalism. Rethinking Philosophical Method. London: Routledge, pp. 222-239. [full text – penultimate version]

77. Perceptual Content. In: Mohan Matthen (ed.) Oxford Handbook of the Philosophy of Perception. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 153-167. [full text – penultimate version]

76. Using philosophy of perception in aesthetics. Aesthetic Investigations 1: 174-180.

75. The ‘Deployment of Extra Processing’ Account of Attention (with Peter Fazekas), in: Airenti, G., Bara, B.G., Sandini, G. (eds.): Proceedings of the EuroAsianPacific Joint Conference on Cognitive Science, (with Peter Fazekas) Torino: CEUR. pp. 756-761.


o   2014                

74. Teleosemantics without etiology. Philosophy of Science 81: 798-810. [full text – penultimate version]

73. Natural properties and bottomless determination. American Philosophical Quarterly (forthcoming in 2014). [full text – penultimate version]

72. Empirical problems with anti-representationalism. In: B. Brogaard (ed.): Does Perception have Content? New York: Oxford University Press, forthcoming in 2013. [full text – penultimate version]

71. The dethroning of ideocracy. The Monist 87: 3-11. [full text – penultimate version]

70. An experiential account of creativity. In: Elliot Paul and Scott Barry Kaufman (eds.): The Philosophy of Creativity. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014, pp. 17-35. [rough draft]

69. ‘Every act an animal act’: Naturalizing action theory. In: M. Sprevak and J. Kallestrup (eds.): New Waves in the Philosophy of Mind. Palgrave Macmillan, 2014, pp. 226-241. [full text – penultimate version]

68. Philosophy of perception as a guide to aesthetics. In: G. Currie, M. Kieran, A. Meskin and J. Robson (eds.): Aesthetics and the Sciences of the Mind. Oxford: Oxford University Press. [full text – penultimate version]

67. Cultural replication and microbial evolution. In: Cs. Pleh, G. Csibra and P. Richerson (eds.): Naturalistic Approaches to Culture. Budapest: Akademiai, pp. 122-135. [full text – penultimate version]

66. Simulation versus theory-theory. A plea for an epistemological turn. In: Anne Reboul (ed.) Mind, Value and Metaphysics: Philosophical Papers Dedicated to Kevin Mulligan. Dordrecht: Springer (with Julien Deonna)

65. Unconscious goals: specific or unspecific? The potential harm of the goal/gene analogy. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 37: 152-153.

64. Robert Musil. In: Michael Kelly (ed.): Encyclopedia of Aesthetics. Oxford: Oxford University Press.


o   2013

63. Success semantics: The sequel. Philosophical Studies 165: 151-165. [full text – penultimate version]

62. Singularist semirealism. British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 64: 371-394. [full text – penultimate version]

61. From philosophy of science to philosophy of literature (and back) via philosophy of mind. Philip Kitcher’s philosophical pendulum. Theoria 77: 257-266. [full text – penultimate version]

60. Artifact categorization and the modal theory of artifact function. Review of Philosophy and Psychology 4: 515-526. [full text – penultimate version]

59. Philosophy versus literature: Against the Discontinuity Thesis. Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 71: 349-360 [full text – penultimate version]

58. Pointing and representing: Three options (with Nick Young and Angelica Kaufmann) Humana.Mente 24: 99-123. [full text – penultimate version]

57. Is action-guiding vision cognitively impenetrable? In: Proceedings of the 35th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (CogSci 2013). Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum, pp. 1055-1060. [full text – penultimate version]

56. Disjunctive theories of perception. In: Hal Pashler (ed.): Encyclopedia of the Mind. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publication, pp. 255-256.

55. Experiential approaches to creativity. In (E. G. Carayannis, Ed.) Encyclopedia of Creativity, Invention, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship. New York: Springer, pp. 490-495.


o   2012    

54. Function attribution depends on the explanatory context. Journal of Philosophy 109: 623-627. [full text – penultimate version]

53. Perceptual phenomenology. Philosophical Perspectives 26: 235-246 [full text – penultimate version]

52. Perceiving tropes. Erkenntnis 77: 1-14. [full text – penultimate version]

51. Action-oriented perception. European Journal of Philosophy 20: 430-446 [full text – penultimate version]

50. The philosophical implications of the Perky experiments. Analysis 72: 439-443. [full text – penultimate version]

49. Musical twofoldness. The Monist 95: 607-624. [full text – penultimate version]

48. The multimodal experience of art. British Journal of Aesthetics 52: 353-363 [full text – penultimate version]

47. The macro and the micro: Andreas Gursky’s aesthetics. Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 70: 91-100. [full text – penultimate version]

46. Anti-pornography: André Kertész’s Distortions. In: Hans Maes and Jerrold Levinson (eds.): Art and Pornography. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 191-205. [full text – penultimate version]

45. Bayes or determinable? What does the bidirectional hierarchical model of brain functions tell us about the nature of perceptual representation? Frontiers in Psychology 3: 500. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2012.00500. [link]


o   2011

44. Do we see apples as edible? Pacific Philosophical Quarterly 92: 305-322. [full text – penultimate version]

43. Replication without replicators. Synthese 179: 455-477. [full text – penultimate version]

42. What if reality has no architecture? The Monist 94: 181-197. [full text – penultimate version]

41. Do we sense modalities with our sense modalities? Ratio 24: 299-310. [full text – penultimate version]

40. Perceiving pictures. Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences 10: 461-480. [full text – penultimate version]

39. Popper’s Darwinian analogy. Perspectives on Science 19: 337-354. [full text – penultimate version]

38. Three ways of resisting essentialism about natural kinds. In: J. K. Campbell and M. H. Slater (eds.): Carving Nature at its Joints. Topics in Contemporary Philosophy, Vol. 8. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2011, pp. 175-199. [full text – penultimate version]

37. Function, modality and mental content. Journal of Mind and Behavior 32: 84-87. [full text – penultimate version]

36. Ambiguous pictures, attention and perceptual content. Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences 10: 557-561. [full text – penultimate version]


o   2010

35. A modal theory of function. Journal of Philosophy 107: 412-431. [full text – penultimate version]

34. Perception and imagination: Amodal perception as mental imagery. Philosophical Studies 150: 239-254. [full text – penultimate version]

33. Imaginative resistance and conversational implicature. Philosophical Quarterly 60: 586-600 [full text – penultimate version]

32. Attention and perceptual content. Analysis 70 (2010): 263-270. [full text – penultimate version]

31. Three ways of resisting racism. The Monist 93 (2010): 256-282. [full text – penultimate version]

30. Transparency and sensorimotor contingencies: Do we see through photographs? Pacific Philosophical Quarterly 91: 463-480. [full text – penultimate version]

29. Population thinking as trope nominalism. Synthese 177: 91-109. [full text – penultimate version]

28. Morality of modality? What does the attribution of intentionality depend on? Canadian Journal of Philosophy 40 (2010): 28-40. [full text – penultimate version]

27. Rational reconstruction reconsidered. The Monist 93: 595-615. [full text – penultimate version]

26. Adam Smith’s concept of sympathy and its contemporary interpretations. Adam Smith Review 5: 85-105 2010. (Also published as a book: Vivienne Brown and Sam Fleischacker (eds.): The Philosophy of Adam Smith. London: Routledge, 2010, pp. 85-105.) [full text – penultimate version]

25. Group selection and our obsession with the grand questions of life. The Monist 93 (2010): 76-95. [full text – penultimate version]

24. Inflected and uninflected perception of pictures. In Catharine Abell and Katerina Bantinaki (eds.): Philosophical Perspectives on Pictures. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010, pp. 181-207. [full text – penultimate version]

23. Natural selection and limitations of environmental resources. Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences 41: 418-419. [full text – penultimate version]

22. Philosophy of perception – The new wave. In: Bence Nanay (ed.): Perceiving the World: New Essays on Perception. New York: Oxford University Press, 2010, pp. 3-12. [full text – penultimate version]

21. Neither scientists, nor moralists: We are counterfactually reasoning animals. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 33: 347-348.


o   2009

20. Imagining, recognizing and discriminating. Reconsidering the Ability Hypothesis. Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 79 (2009): 699-717. [full text – penultimate version]

19. The properties of singular causation. The Monist 92 (2009) no. 1. pp. 112-132. [full text]

18. How speckled is the hen? Analysis 69 (2009): 499-502. [full text – penultimate version]

17. Narrative pictures. Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 67(2009) no. 1. pp. 119-129. [full text]

16. Shape constancy, not size constancy: a (partial) explanation for the Müller-Lyer illusion. In: N.A. Taatgen & H. van Rijn (eds.): Proceedings of the 31st Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (CogSci 2009). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum, pp. 579-584.

15. Perceptual representation. In: E. Bruce Goldstein (ed.): Encyclopedia of Perception. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publication, 2009, pp. 790-793. [full text – penultimate version]

o   2008

14. Picture perception and the two visual subsystems. In: D. S. McNamara & J. G. Trafton (eds.): Proceedings of the 30th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (CogSci 2008). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum, 2008, pp. 975-980. [full text – penultimate version]

o   2007

13. Four theories of amodal perception. In: D. S. McNamara & J. G. Trafton (eds.): Proceedings of the 29th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (CogSci 2007). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum, 2007, pp. 1331-1336.

12. Amodal perception: Access or visualization? In: Stella Vosniadou, Daniel Kayser & Athanassios Protopapas (eds.): Proceedings of The Second European Cognitive Science Conference (EuroCogSci 2007). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum, 2007, pp. 492-497.

o   2006

11. Symmetry between the intentionality of minds and machines? The Biological Plausibility of Dennett's Position. Minds and Machines 16 (2006) no. 1. pp. 57-71. [full text]

10. Perception, action and identification in the theatre. David Krasner and David Saltz (eds.): Staging Philosophy. Ann Arbor: Michigan University Press, 2006, pp. 244-254.

9. Does what we want influence what we see? Proceedings of the 28th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum, 2006. pp. 615-621. [full text]

o   2005

8. Can cumulative selection explain adaptation? Philosophy of Science 72 (2005) no. 5, pp. 1099-1112. [full text – penultimate version]

7. Is Twofoldness necessary for representational seeing? British Journal of Aesthetics 45 (2005) no. 3. pp. 248-257. [full text]

6. Foundationalism strikes back? In search of epistemically basic mental states. In: René van Woudenberg, Sabine Roeser and Ron Rood (eds.): Basic Belief and Basic Knowledge. Papers in Epistemology. Frankfurt/New Brunswick: Ontos, 2005. pp. 41-54. [full text]

o   2004

5. Taking twofoldness seriously. Walton on imagination and depiction. Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 62 (2004) no. 3. pp. 285-289. [full text]

4. Philosophy as evolutionary biology? The structure and significance of evolutionary explanations in philosophy. In: Havi Carel (ed.): What Philosophy Is. London: Continuum, 2004. pp. 40-51. [amazon.com entry] [full text]

o   2002

3. Evolutionary psychology and the selectionist model of neural development: A combined approach. Evolution and Cognition 8 (2002) pp. 200-206. [abstract] [full text]

2. The return of the replicator: What is philosophically significant in a general account of replication and selection. Biology and Philosophy 17 (2002) no. 1. pp. 109-121. [full text]

o   2001

1. A more pluralist typology of selection processes. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 24 (2001) no. 3. pp. 547-548. [table of contents only] [full text]

·      Semi-academic

Travolta’s Elvis-man and the Nietzschean Superman. In: Richard Greene and K. Silem Mohammad (eds.): Quentin Tarantino and Philosophy. Chicago: Open Court, 2007, 177-188. (with Ian Schnee)

Barney Stinson: Empathy for the devil. In: Lorenzo von Matterhorn (ed.): How I Met Your Mother and Philosophy. Chicago: Open Court, 2013, pp. 3-14.



o   In languages other than English

La natura della riduzione. (trans. Sandra Cavallo) In: MONTAG IV: La natura della natura. Roma: Edizione Fahrenheit 451, 1998. pp. 139-146. (In English: The Nature of Reduction) [abstract only]

A Filosofia como Biologia: Explicaçőes evolucionistas em filosofia (translated by Fernando Jose R. Da Rocha). In: Filosofia Contemporanea em Açao. Porto Alegre: Artmed, 2008.

o   In Hungarian

§  Books:

Elme és evolúció. Budapest: Kávé, 2000. (In English: Mind and Evolution) ISBN: 963 9169 26 9 (hardback) 963 9169 25 0 (paperback) [full text without illustrations]

o   Articles:

Egy új tudomány midlife crisis-a. Magyar Tudomány (2014), no. 4, pp. 507-509. (In English: The midlife crisis of a new science) [full text]

Filozófia a tudományok mellett, előtt, után – vitazáró. Magyar Tudomány (2012), no. 9, pp. 1121-1127. (In English: Philosophy and the sciences – response to critics) [full text]

Filozófia és a tudományok – vitaindító. Magyar Tudomány (2011), no. 12, pp. 1493-1498. (In English: Philosophy and the sciences – a provocative proposal) [full text]

Hogyan modellezzük a természetes szelekciót? Magyar Tudomány (2009), no. 12, pp. 1478-1488. (In English: How to model natural selection?) [full text]

Percepció és intenció. In: Lukács Á. et al. (eds.): Az ezerarcú elme. Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó: 2005. pp. 461-473. (In English: Perception and Intention) [full text]

Az beállítás és ellenbeállítás filozófiája. A varratelmélet kritikai vizsgálata. Metropolis (2005) no. 1. pp. 8-20. (In English: The philosophy of shot and couner-shot. A critical examination of suture theory) [full text]

Az intencionalitás teleologikus magyarázata és a funkcionális meghatározatlanság problémája. In: Gervain Judit, Pléh Csaba (eds.): A láthatatlan megismerés. Budapest: Gondolat, 2004, pp. 165-174. (In English: Teleological theories of intentionality and the problem of functional indeterminacy.)

Merleau-Ponty és a film. Akció és percepció a moziban. Metropolis (2004) no. 4. In press. (In English: Merleau-Ponty and film. Action and perception in the cinema.) [full text]

Meghalt a szerző. Éljen a szerző. Metropolis (2003) no. 4. pp. 8-19 (In English: The author is dead. Long live the author.) [full text]

Festmény, fotó, film. Richard Wollheim reprezentációelméletének alkalmazhatóságáról. Metropolis (2003) no. 1. pp. 44-51. (In English: Paintings, Photos, Films. Generalising Richard Wollheim’s Theory of Pictorial Representation.) [full text]

Evolúció és társadalomtudományok: egy szintézis-kísérlet. Replika (2001) nos. 43-44. pp. 221-230. (In English: Evolution and the Social Sciences: the Possibilities of a Synthesis.) [full text]

Az elme mint evolúciós rendszer: evolúciós pszichológia és neurális darwinizmus. In: Pléh Csaba et. al. (eds.) Lélek és evolúció. Evolúciós megközelítés a pszichológiában. Budapest: Osiris, 2001. pp. 134-147. (In English: The Mind is an Evolutionary System? Evolutionary Psychology and Neural Darwinism.) [a review of the book this paper is a chapter of]

Rombolni, építeni. Metropolis (2000) no. 3. pp. 7-9. (In English: Destroy to build) [full text]

Eisensteinről. BUKSZ (2000) no. 1. pp. 3-5. (with Vasák Benedek Balázs) (In English: On Eisenstein)

Túl az adaptáción. In: Kortárs magyar film, kortárs magyar irodalom. Budapest: JAK Füzetek, 2000. pp. 21-45. (In English: Beyond Adaptation) [a book review]

Kultúra és evolúció. BUKSZ (1999) no. 4. pp. 403-409. (In English: Culture and Evolution) [full text]

Ex Libris. Élet és irodalom (1999) no. 41. p. 15. [full text]

Egy új tudomány születése. Magyar Tudomány (1999) no. 7. pp. 882-885. (In English: The birth of a new science) [full text]

Jean-Luc Godard - akkor és most. Metropolis (1999) no. 4. pp. 5-7. (In English: Jean-Luc Godard -Then and now) [full text]

Evolúció és elme. Magyar Pszichológiai Szemle 54 (1999) no. 2. pp. 215-228. (In English: Evolution and Mind) [full text]

Filmelmélet és kognitív tudomány. Metropolis (1998-1999) nos. 4-1. pp. 6-12. (In English: Film Theory and Cognitive Science) [full text]

A szupervencia evolúciója. In: Pléh Csaba (ed.): Megismeréstudomány és mesterséges intelligencia. Budapest: Akadémiai, 1998. pp. 83-93. (In English: Evolution of Supervenience) [full text]

Túl a montázson. Metropolis (1998) no. 3. pp. 5-11. (with Vasák Benedek Balázs) (In English: Beyond Montage) [full text]

Gilles Deleuze - a filmelmélet kopernikuszi fordulata. Metropolis (1997) no. 2. pp. 5-9. (In English: Gilles Deleuze - The Copernican Revolution in Film Theory) [full text]

Szavak és reprezentációk. Magyar Filozófiai Szemle (1997) nos. 5-6. pp. 805-826. (In English: Words and Representations) [table of contents only]

James J. Gibson affordanciaelmélete és a kortárs percepciókutatás. Pszichológia (1997) no. 1. pp. 53-76. (In English: J. J. Gibson's Theory of Affordance)

Kognitív tudomány: A természettudományok és a filozófia találkozása. BUKSZ (1997) no. 2. pp. 148-157. (In English: Cognitive Science: Crossover between Philosophy and the Natural Sciences?) [full text]

Új divat a tudatfilozófiában - a konnekcionizmus. BUKSZ (1996) no. 3. pp. 262-269. (In English: New Trend in the Philosophy of Mind - Connectionism) [full text]

o   Selected non-academic publications in Hungarian

Rendet, rendet, műrendet: Wes Anderson filmképei. Filmvilag (2014) no. 4. pp. 24-26. (In English: In search of a visual order: Wes Anderson’s images) [full text]

A felszín alatt. Weerasethakul: Hotel Mekong. Filmvilag (2012) no. 9. pp. 40-41. (In English: Under the surface Weerasethakul’s Hotel Mekong) [full text]

Narratív trükkök. Filmvilag (2012) no. 5. pp. 42-44. (In English: Playing around with narrative) [full text]

Az utolsó szürrealista. Weerasethakul stílusa. Filmvilag (2010) no. 8. pp. 12-13. (In English: The last of the surrealists. The stylistic elemants of Weerasethakul’s films) [full text]

A talkshow-paradoxon. Filmvilag (2008) no. 12. pp. 44-45. (In English: The paradox of talkshows) [full text]

Obama és a Youtube. Filmvilag (2008) no. 11. pp. 44-45.  [full text]

Zidane, az antihős. Mar del Plata filmfesztivál. Filmvilag (2007) no. 6. pp. 46-47. (In English: Zidane, the anti-hero. Mar del Plata Film Festival) [full text]

Előrehozott katarzis. Abbas Kiarostami Metropolis (2006) no. 3. pp. 70-84. (In English: Catharsis Praecox: Abbas Kiarostami) [full text]

A görögdinnye erotikája. Tsai Ming-liang. Filmvilag (2006) no. 8. pp. 16-19. (In English: As erotic as a watermelon. Tsai Ming-liang) [full text]

A gyík és a tigris. Thai művészfilmek. Filmvilag (2006) no. 3. pp. 30-31. (In English: The lizard and the tiger. Thai art-house cinema) [full text]

Az idő közelképe. A lassítás Wong Kar-wai filmjeiben. Metropolis (2005) no. 4. pp. 34-41. [excerpt and abstract in English] [full text]

Egy furcsa pár. Leni Riefenstahl és Balázs Béla. Ex-Symposion (2005) no. 52. pp. 29-35. [full text]

Kép és jelentés. Gilles Deleuze filmelmélete. Magyar Műhely (2005) no. 134, pp. 51-55. (In English: Image and Meaning. Gilles Deleuze's film theory).

Két újrafelfedezett Handel opera: Radamisto és Siroe. Operaélet (2005) no. 5. pp. 33-35. (In English: Two More Handel Operas Rediscovered) [full text]

Morális fertő vagy Bildungsopera? A Cosi fan tutte Londonban és San Franciscóban. Operaélet (2005) no. 2. pp. 26-27. (In English: Amoral or educational?) [full text]

Egy szürrealista opera a XVIII. századból. Operaélet (2005) no. 1. pp. 33-35. (In English: A surrealist opera from the 18th Century) [full text]

Avantgárd és romantika. Jeles András: Angyali üdvözlet. Metropolis (2005) no. 1. pp. 42-53. (In English: Avant-garde and Romanticism. András Jeles' Annunciation.) [full text]

Mozart előtt. Preklasszikus operaélet San Franciscóban. Operaélet (2003) no. 4. pp. 36-39. (In English: Before Mozart. Early Music in the Bay Area.)

A legújabb hullám. Argentin filmek a San Franciscó-i filmfesztiválon. Filmvilág (2003) no. 9. pp. 36-37. (In English: The newest new wave. Argentin films at the San Francisco Film Festival) [full text]

A legutolsó új hullám. Peter Greenaway. In: Filmrendezőportrék (ed. Zalán Vince) Budapest: Osiris, 2003. pp. 123-145.

Opus Magnum helyett. Filmvilág (2003) no. 1. pp. 51-52. (In English: A Substitute for the Opus Magnum) [full text]

Verdi centenárium Milánóban, Londonban, Chicagóban. Operaélet (2002) no.2. pp. 35-37. (In English: Verdi Centenary in the Scala, Chicago Lyric and Covert Garden.)

Egy optimista koreográfus. Mark Morris a Zellerbach Hallban. Ellenfény (2002) no. 2. pp. 47-48. (In English: An Optimistic Choreographer. Mark Morris in the Zellerbach Hall) [full text]

A Metropolitan árnyékában. A San Franciscó-i Opera idei évada. Operaélet (2002) no. 1. pp. 30-31. (In English: Right behind the Met. The 2001-2002 Season of the San Francisco Opera.)

A pincér közbeszól. Pinter-bemutató a San Franciscó-i A.C.T. szinházban. Szinház (2001) no. 2. pp. 44-45. (In English: The Waiter Interjects. Two Play by Pinter at San Francisco's A.C.T.) [full text]

Csador-feminizmus. Az iráni filmek nőképe. Filmvilág (2002) no. 1. pp. 8-10. (In English: Feminism in Chador. The Representation of Women in Iranian Cinema) [full text]

Nem strandolvasmány. Gilles Deleuze filmelmélete. Filmvilág (2001) no. 11. pp. 52-53. (In English: Not an Easy Read: Gilles Deleuze's Film Theory) [full text]

Egy lány és egy pisztoly. Godard szerelmesfilmjei. Filmvilág (2001) no. 9. pp. 25-27. (In English: A Girl and a Gun: Godard's Early Films) [full text]

Susanne házassága. Figaro a Metropolitan Operában. Operaélet (2001) no. 2. pp. 17-19. (In English: The Marriage of Susanna: Figaro at the Met)

Az örök második. A San Franciscó-i Opera három előadása. Operaélet (2001) no. 3. pp. 28-31. (In English: The Eternal Second: Three Performances at the San Francisco Opera)

Az elbeszélés romjai. Straub-Huillet filmek. Filmvilág (2001) no. 5. pp. 22-23. (In English: The Remnants of Narration. The films of Straub-Huillet) [full text]

London: A zene Oxfordja és Cambridge-je. Gramofon (2001) no. 1. pp. 14-15. (In English: London: The Capital of Music) [table of contents only]

Tanmese. George Lucas, a világjobbító. Filmvilág (2000) no. 11. pp. 44-45. (In English: George Lucas, the Educator) [full text]

Felemás stílusban. A San Francisco-i Szimfonikusok három hangversenye. Muzsika (2000) no. 6. pp. 19-22. (In English: Off balance. Three concerts of the San Francisco Symphony) [full text]

A legeurópaibb. San Francisco-i filmfesztival. Filmvilag (2000) no. 9. pp. 52-55. (In English: The most European one. San Francisco Film Festival) [full text]

Ár ellen. Beszélő (2000) no. 4. pp. 90-92. (In English: Off mainstream) [full text]

Függőleges, vízszintes, gyors, lassú. Sankai Juku. Ellenfény (2000) nos. 3-4. pp. 68-70. (In English: Vertical, Horisontal, Slow, Fast. On Sankai Juku.) [full text]

Tojás pohárban. Beszelő (2000) no. 11. pp. 102-105. (In English: Espresso) [full text]

Csak félig lenne meg... Beszélő (2000) nos. 9-10. pp. 142-144. (In English: Almost not bad) [full text]

Az egyetlen érv. Beszélő (2000) no. 6. pp. 125-126. (In English: The one and only argument) [full text]

A vízcsepp ráér. Bill Viola. Filmvilág (2000) no. 6. pp. 51-52. (In English: A drop of water. On Bill Viola.) [full text]         

Film és elmélet. Filmvilág (1999) no. 8. p. 54. (In English: Film and Theory) [full text]

Himnem nőnem. Filmvilág (1999) no. 7. p. 28-29. (In English: Male / Female) [full text]

Cinemao. Filmvilág (1999) no. 4. pp. 24-27. (In English: Cinemao) [full text]

A filmnyelv visszafejlődése. Pannonhalmi Szemle (1997) no. 2. pp. 112-117. (In English: Devolution of Film Language) [table of contents only]

A káosz rítusai. Filmvilág (1996) no. 7. pp. 35-38. (In English: The Rites of Chaos) [full text]

Apró gesztusok mozija. Filmvilág (1995) no. 11. pp. 29-33. (In English: Cinema with Small Gestures) [full text]

Szegény B. B. Filmvilág (1995) no. 9. pp. 34-36. (In English: Poor Bela Balazs) [full text]

Médeia és az üstdob. Színház (1995) no. 2. pp. 28-29. (In English: Medeia on Stage)

Unalom és nevetés. Színház (1995) no. 1. pp. 10-14. (In English: Boredom and Laugh)