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Prof Bill Fish

Director - Research

CoHSS - Research

Professor in Philosophy

School of Humanities Media and Creative Comm

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, W.(2021). Philosophy of perception: A contemporary introduction second edition.
[Authored Book]Authored by: Fish, W.
Fish, W. (2021). Perceptual Paradigms. In Purpose and Procedure in Philosophy of Perception. (pp. 23 - 42).
[Chapter]Authored by: Fish, W.
Fish, W. (2018). Direct realism, disjunctivism, and screening off. In Direct versus Indirect Realism: A Neurophilosophical Debate on Consciousness. (pp. 113 - 128).
[Chapter]Authored by: Fish, W.
Fish, WJ. (2017). Naive Realism. In D. Pritchard (Ed.) Oxford Bibliographies in Philosophy. New York, United States of America: Oxford University Press
[Chapter]Authored by: Fish, W.
Fish, WJ. (2017). Disjunctivism. In T. Polger (Ed.) Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy. United Kingdom: 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: Fish, W.
Fish, WJ., Greener, BK., Harding, N., & 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., Harding, N.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). : Routledge
[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.Edited 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.Edited by: Fish, W.
Fish, WJ. (2016). Introduction: Classic readings in the Philosophy of Perception. In Perception: Critical Concepts in Philosophy. (pp. 1 - 6). Oxon, United Kingdom: 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.Edited 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. Japan: 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.
[Authored Book]Authored by: Fish, W.

Journal

Fish, W. (2021). Naïve realism and the phenomenology of perception and memory. Acta Scientiarum. Human and Social Sciences.
[Journal article]Authored by: Fish, W.
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, W. (2004). Perception. AUSTRALASIAN JOURNAL OF PHILOSOPHY. 82(3), 532-535
[Journal article]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), 36-41
[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, W.Naïve Realism and the Phenomenology of Perception and Memory. . University of Otago
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Fish, W.
Fish, WJ. (2018, May). Naive Realism and the Phenomenology of Perception and Memory. Presented at Perception and Memory: Fishing for Connections. University of Otago.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Fish, W.
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, WJ. (2012, April). Perception, Hallucination, and Illusion: A Reply to my Critics. Presented at The conference of the Pacific Division of the American Philosophical Association. San Diego.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Fish, W.
Greener, BK., & Fish, WJ. (2012, April). Maintaining the military-police divide in the policing of peace. Presented at International Studies Association http://www.isanet.org/Conferences/San-Diego-2012. San Diego, California.
[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, W. (2018, May). Perceptual Paradigms. In University of Otago Philosophy Seminar. Presented at University of Otago.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Fish, W.
Fish, WJ. (2018, May). Perceptual Paradigms. In University of Otago Philosophy Seminar Series. Presented at Richardson Building GS2, University of Otago.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Fish, W.
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., Greener, B.