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Prof Bill Fish

Professor in Philosophy

School of Humanities

Professional

Prizes and Awards

  • I was awarded $9,937.50 by the Massey University Research Fund to enable me to prepare a draft manuscript of my book "Naive Realism" - (2004)

Research Expertise

Research Interests

Philosophy of Mind (esp. Philosophy of Perception and Philosophy of Consciousness)

Epistemology

Philosophy of Psychology

Research Outputs

Book

Fish, WJ. (2017). Naive Realism. In D. Pritchard (Ed.) Oxford Bibliographies in Philosophy. New York: Oxford University Press
[Chapter]Authored by: Fish, W.
Fish, WJ. (2017). Disjunctivism. In T. Polger (Ed.) Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy. : Taylor and Francis
[Chapter]Authored by: Fish, W.
Fish, WJ., & Duffin, SJ.(2017). Tu Arohae: Interdisciplinary Critical Thinking. : Massey University Press
[Authored Book]Authored by: Duffin, S., Fish, W.
Fish, ., Greener, BK., Harding, ., & Sigley, C. (2017). The limits of the military instrument. In Army Fundamentals: From Making Soldiers to the Limits of the Military Instrument. (pp. 219 - 244). Auckland, New Zealand: Massey University Press
[Chapter]Authored by: Fish, W., Greener, B.Edited by: Greener, B.
Fish, WJ. (2016). Perception and Epistemology. In H. Miller (Ed.) The SAGE Encyclopedia of Theory in Psychology. : Sage Publications, Inc.
[Chapter]Authored by: Fish, W.
Fish, WJ. (2016). Introduction: Perception and Sense Modalities. In Perception: Critical Concepts in Philosophy. (pp. 1 - 4).
[Chapter]Authored by: Fish, W.
Fish, WJ. (2016). Introduction: The psychology of perception and its philosophy. In WJ. Fish (Ed.) Perception: Critical concepts in philosophy. (pp. 1 - 4). Oxon, United Kingdom: Routledge - Taylor Francis Group
[Chapter]Authored by: Fish, W.
Fish, WJ. (2016). Introduction: Contemporary philosophical theories of perception. In W. Fish (Ed.) Perception: Critical Concepts in Philosophy. (pp. 1 - 4). London, United Kingdom: Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group
[Chapter]Authored by: Fish, W.
Fish, WJ. (2016). Introduction: Classic Readings in the Philosophy of Perception. In Perception: Critical Concepts in Philosophy. (pp. 1 - 6). : Routledge
[Chapter]Authored by: Fish, W.
Fish, WJ. (2016). Hallucination. In WJ. Fish (Ed.) Perception: Critical concepts in philosophy. (pp. 273 - 303). London, United Kingdom: Routledge
[Chapter]Authored by: Fish, W.
Fish, WJ. (Ed.) (2016). Perception: Critical Concepts in Philosophy. (Vol. I-IV): Routledge
[Edited Book]Edited by: Fish, W.
Greener, BK., & Fish, WJ.(2014). Internal security and statebuilding: Aligning agencies and functions.
[Authored Book]Authored by: Fish, W., Greener, B.
Fish, WJ.(2014). Philosophy of Perception: A Contemporary Introduction. : Keiso Shobo
[Authored Book]Authored by: Fish, W.
Fish, WJ. (2013). Naive realism. In H. Pashler (Ed.) The SAGE encyclopedia of the mind. (pp. 553 - 554). : SAGE
[Chapter]Authored by: Fish, W.
Fish, W.(2009). Perception, Hallucination, and Illusion.
[Authored Book]Authored by: Fish, W.
Fish, W.(2010). Philosophy of perception: A contemporary introduction. New York, United States: Routledge
[Authored Book]Authored by: Fish, W.

Journal

Fish, WJ. (2016). Marcus Willaschek (ed.), Disjunctivism: Disjunctive Accounts in Epistemology and in the Philosophy of Perception, London and New York: Routledge, 2013, x + 164 pp., £95.00 (Hardback), ISBN 0415623065.. Dialectica. 70(4), 632-635
[Book Review]Authored by: Fish, W.
Fish, W. (2016). "Post-Truth" Politics and Illusory Democracy. Psychotherapy and Politics International. 14(3), 211-213
[Journal article]Authored by: Fish, W.
Fish, WJ. (2012). 'New Essays on Singular Thought', edited by Robin Jeshion. Australasian Journal of Philosophy. 90(3), 617-618
[Book Review]Authored by: Fish, W.
Fish, WJ. (2013). Perception, hallucination, and illusion: reply to my critics. Philosophical Studies. 163(1), 57-66 Retrieved from http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11098-012-0072-8
[Journal article]Authored by: Fish, W.
Fish, W. (2013). High-level properties and visual experience. Philosophical Studies. 162(1), 43-55
[Journal article]Authored by: Fish, W.
Fish, W. (2008). Relationalism and the problems of consciousness. Teorema. 27(3), 167-180
[Journal article]Authored by: Fish, W.
Fish, W., & Macdonald, C. (2007). On McDowell's identity conception of truth. Analysis. 67(293), 32-36
[Journal article]Authored by: Fish, W.
Fish, W., & Macdonald, C. (2009). The identity theory of truth and the realm of reference: Where Dodd goes wrong. Analysis. 69(2), 297-304
[Journal article]Authored by: Fish, W.
Fish, W., & Macdonald, C. (2011). McDowell's alternative conceptions of the world. International Journal of Philosophical Studies. 19(1), 87-94
[Journal article]Authored by: Fish, W.

Conference

Fish, WJ. (2017, July). Perceptual Paradigms. Presented at Purpose and Procedure in Philosophy of Perception. Devonshire Hall, University of Leeds, UK.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Fish, W.
Fish, WJ. (2015, December). A New Kite String (Opening Address). Presented at 63rd Annual New Zealand Philosophy Conference. Palmerston North, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Fish, W.
Fish, BJ. (2002, June). Emotions, moods and intentionality. Presented at Intentionality: Past and Future. Miskolc, Hungary.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Fish, W.
Fish, B. (2012, December). Emotional consciousness. Presented at New Zealand Australasian Association of Philosophy [AAP] Conference. Wellington, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Fish, W.
Fish, W.Perception, hallucination, and illusion: Reply to my critics.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Fish, W.
Fish, WJ. (2011, April). Commentator: Shifts of attention and the content of perception. Presented at Pacific Division of the American Philosophical Association. San Diego, California.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Fish, W.
Fish, WJ. (2010, July). McDowell's formulation of disjunctivism. Presented at Australian National University Conference, Themes from John McDowell. Australian National University, ACT, Australia.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Fish, W.
Fish, WJ. (2008, July). Representationalism and psychosemantics. Presented at The Relational and Representational Character of Perceptual Experience. Canberra, Australia.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Fish, W.
Fish, WJ. (2006). Demonstrative Concepts and Conceptualism. Presented at Australasian Association of Philosophy conference. ANU Canberra.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Fish, W.
Fish, WJ. (2006). Naïve Realism and Phenomenal Character. Presented at ANU Workshop on Consciousness. ANU Kioloa Campus.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Fish, W.
Fish, WJ. (2006, August). Phenomenal character, naive-realist style. Presented at Consciousness at the beach. ANU Kioloa Campus.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Fish, W.

Other

Fish, WJ. (2014, May). Analysing the notion of a perspective. In Victoria University Philosophy Staff Seminar Series. Presented at Victoria University, Wellington, New Zealand.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Fish, W.
Fish, W. (2010). Closing the gap: A relational theory of visual consciousness. Presented at Massey University, New Zealand.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Fish, W.
Fish, W. (2010). On what we see. Presented at Massey University, New Zealand.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Fish, W.
Fish, W. (2010). The building blocks of experience. Presented at Victoria University, Wellington, New Zealand.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Fish, W.
Fish, WJ. (2009). Sensing indeterminate properties. Presented at University of Sydney, NSW.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Fish, W.
Fish, WJ. (2009). Sensing indeterminate properties. Presented at Australian National University, Canberra, ACT.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Fish, W.
Fish, WJ. (2008). Representationalism and Psychosemantics.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Fish, W.
Fish, WJ. (2008). Representationalism, theories of content and the explanatory gap. Presented at Perth, Australia.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Fish, W.
Fish, WJ. (2007). Anton's Syndrome.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Fish, W.
Fish, WJ. (2007). Naive realism and the problem of consciousness. Presented at Toronto, Canada.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Fish, W.
Fish, WJ. (2007). Naive realism and the problems of consciousness. Presented at Cambridge, MA.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Fish, W.
Fish, WJ. (2007). Naive realism and the problems of consciousness. Presented at London, England.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Fish, W.
Fish, WJ. (2007). Naive realsim, the hard problem and the explantory gap. Presented at Canberra, Australia.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Fish, W.
Fish, WJ. (2006). Anton's syndrome and hallucination. Presented at University of Auckland, New Zealand.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Fish, W.

Report

Greener, BK., & Fish, WJ.(2013). Police–military interaction in international peace and stability operations: working towards guidelines for action.
[Technical Report]Authored by: Fish, W.

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