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Michael David Kirchhoff

Senior Lecturer, Philosophy, University of Wollongong

Michael Kirchhoff studied at the University of Aarhus, Denmark, obtaining his PhD on the metaphysics of the extended mind hypothesis from Macquarie University in 2014. Michael is a chief investigator on an Australian Research Council Discovery Project on "Minds in Skilful Performance" and has previously received grants from the John Templeton Foundation. In 2019 he was named a 'rising star' in the The Australian: Research Magazine. Michael is the co-author of a research monograph with Routledge entitled 'Extended Consciousness and Predictive Processing: A Third-Wave View'. He has numerous single and jointly authored papers in top-rated journals such as the Australasian Journal of Philosophy, Biology & Philosophy, the British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, Mind & Language, Philosophical Studies, Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, the Journal for the Royal Society Interface, and many more.