Angelica Kaufmann

Universiteit Antwerpen

Remembering the future: on animal foresight thinking

2015-2016: Spring

Angelica Kaufmann (Milan, 1987) is a Philosopher of Mind interested in the insights that Psychology and Anthropology can provide to contemporary theories on the evolution of the mind. Her research focus is on nonhuman primates' cognition. Angelica will join the Italian Academy as a Post-Doctoral Fellow, with a double appointment at Gottingen University. She will soon complete her doctoral studies at the Centre for Philosophical Psychology of the University of Antwerp, where she has been working with Bence Nanay on a project named "The Origins of Social Cognition." During her PhD she visited Warwick University under the supervision of Stephen Butterfill. She was educated in Philosophy of Mind at The University of Edinburgh and, previously, in Logic and Philosophy of Science at The University of Milan, her hometown.

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