Tim Crane

Intentionality as the Hallmark of the Mental
  • Andrea Eugenio Cavanna
  • Andrea Nani


Tim Crane (born 1962) is an English philosopher who mostly works within the fields of philosophy of mind and metaphysics. He obtained his BA from Durham University, his MA from the University of York, and in 1989 his PhD from the University of Cambridge. From 1990 to 2009, he taught at University College London. He was also director of the Institute of Philosophy in London between 2005 and 2008. Since 2009, he has been appointed as Knightbridge Professor of Philosophy at the University of Cambridge.


Mental State Neural Correlate Intentional Content Nonconceptual Content English Philosopher 
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  1. Crane T (2001) Elements of mind: an introduction to the philosophy of mind. Oxford University Press, New YorkGoogle Scholar
  2. Crane T (2003) The mechanical mind: a philosophical introduction to minds, machines and mental representation. Routledge, LondonGoogle Scholar
  3. Crane T (2014) Aspect of psychologism. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MAGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Andrea Eugenio Cavanna
    • 1
  • Andrea Nani
    • 2
  1. 1.Michael Trimble Neuropsychiatry Research GroupBSMHFT and University of Birmingham Aston UniversityBirminghamUK
  2. 2.Michael Trimble Neuropsychiatry Research GroupBSMHFT and University of BirminghamBirminghamUK

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