Thinking Just Happens

An Interview with David Chalmers, PhD

  • David Chalmers
Keywords: philosophy, interview, thinking


David Chalmers is a professor of philosophy and neural science at New York University. He received his PhD in philosophy and cognitive science from Indiana University in 1993 and has held positions at University of California, Santa Cruz, University of Arizona, and Australian National University. He helped to found the Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness and co-directs the PhilPapers Foundation. Chalmers has written extensively on a wide range of topics, including philosophy of mind, philosophy of language, metaphysics, epistemology, and metaphilosophy. He is a prolific author. His well-known works include The Conscious Mind, The Character of Consciousness, and Constructing the World. For more information about Chalmers and his current projects, visit

How to Cite
Chalmers, D. (2018). Thinking Just Happens: An Interview with David Chalmers, PhD. Stance: An International Undergraduate Philosophy Journal, 11(1), 132-151.