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Dr Cecily Whiteley

Arché role: Arché Affiliated Staff

Current Projects: What If… ? Knowing by Imagining (WIKI) (Member) and Language and Mind



I joined the department in 2023. Before this I was an Isaac Newton Career Development Fellow in the Faculty of Philosophy at the University of Cambridge, and Fellow and Director of Studies of Magdalene College, Cambridge. I received my PhD from the London School of Economics in 2022. During my doctoral studies I also spent a year at NYU’s Centre for Mind, Brain and Consciousness.

Selected publications

Aphantasia, imagination and dreaming

Whiteley, C., 18 Sept 2021, In: Philosophical Studies. 178

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Depression as a disorder of consciousness

Whiteley, C., 20 Sept 2021, In: British Journal for the Philosophy of Science.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review