Joshua Shepherd

Role or PositionJoshua Shepherd

Research Fellow

Email Address

first name dot surname at philosophy dot ox dot ac dot uk.

Research Interests

Joshua Shepherd is a Post-Doctoral Researcher for the Oxford Centre for Neuroethics. He received his Ph.D. from Florida State University in 2013. He has research interests in the philosophy of mind, action, and moral psychology. More specifically, he is interested in agency, in consciousness, in relationships between agency and consciousness, in the normative significance of consciousness, and in well-being.


  • Shepherd, J., (2013). "Why Block can't stand the HOT" Journal of Consciousness Studies, Vol: 20(3-4): 183-195.
  • Shepherd, J. and Mele, A., (2013). "Situationism and Agency" Journal of Practical Ethics, Vol: 1(1): 62-83. (freely available)