Darryl Mathieson

Darryl Mathieson

Position: Current HDR student

School: School of Philosophy

Email: Darryl.Mathieson@outlook.com

Location: Level 6, RSSS Building, 146 Ellery Crescent


BA in Philosophy and Psychology, BA(Hons) in Philosophy, MA in Philosophy

Thesis title: Mental Action and the Unconscious Mind

I hold a BA in Philosophy and Psychology, a BA(Hons) in Philosophy, and an MA in Philosophy from Victoria University of Wellington in New Zealand. I work mainly at the intersection of philosophy of mind, psychology, and action, and am interested in psychological research on the unconscious mind and what this means for the functions of consciousness and our ability to consciously mentally act.


Philosophy of Psychology

Cognitive Science


Philosophy of Mind

Psychology of the Unconscious

Action Theory (esp. mental action)


2022: AGRTP Scholarship 2021: Wellington Master's by Thesis Scholarship, Maurice Goldsmith Prize for the best BA(Hons) student of the year in Philosophy, 2020: Wellington Graduate Award

Tutored across the undergraduate spectrum in a range of topics since 2020.

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