Publications and Conference Presentations
Philosophy and Theoretical Psychology Papers
- Moore, R. Acting with and understanding communicative intent. Manuscript submitted for publication.
- Moore, R. (2013). Evidence and interpretation in great ape gestural communication. In (Cappuccio ed.) Pointing: Where Embodied Cognition Meets the Symbolic Mind. Humana.Mente, 24(1). Pisa: ETS.
- Moore, R. (2013). Imitation and conventional communication. Biology and Philosophy, 28(3): 481-500. [Link]
- Moore, R., Liebal, K. & Tomasello, M. (2013). Three-year-olds understand communicative intentions without language, gestures, or gaze. Interaction Studies, 14(1): 62-80. [Link]
- Moore, R., Mueller, B., Kaminski, J., & Tomasello, M. Two-year-olds but not domestic dogs (Canis familiaris) understand communicative intentions without language, gestures, or gaze. Manuscript submitted for publication.
Book Chapters and Review Articles
- Moore, R. (Forthcoming). Ontogenetic constraints on Paul Grice's theory of communication. In Danielle Matthews (ed.), Pragmatic Development. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.
- Moore, R. (Forthcoming). Teaching and social learning in chimpanzees. Biology and Philosophy. [Link]
- Moore, R. (2011). Review of Ian Apperly: Mindreaders: The Cognitive Basis of ‘Theory of Mind’, Journal of Consciousness Studies. 18(11-12).
- Moore, R. (2010). Review of Raymond Tallis: Michelangelo's Finger: An Exploration of Everyday Transcendence. Journal of Consciousness Studies, 17(5).
Philosophical and theoretical psychology work in progress:
- Moore, R. What does it mean to say that communication is cooperative?
- Moore, R. Who makes assertions?
- Moore, R. & Gómez, J. C. Non-human great apes act with Gricean intentions.
Empirical studies in progress:
- Moore, R., Call, J. & Tomasello, M. Captive orang-utans (Pongo pygmaeus) point to request from conspecifics and humans, but do not understand requestive pointing.
- Moore, R., Schroeder, S. & Tomasello, M. Food requesting behaviour in ten primate species.
- Moore, R., Wyman, E. & Tomasello, M. Conventionalisation in five year olds’ iconic gestural communication.
- Moore, R., Crockford, C., Wittig, R. & Tomasello, M. Informative 'hoo' calls in captive chimpanzees.
- Grosse, G., Moore, R. & Tomasello, M. Do non-human great apes understand the 'cooperative logic' of requests?
- Stoeber, G., Moore, R. & Tomasello, M. Peer to peer communication in young children.
- Vasc, D., Moore, R. & Tomasello, M. Iconic gestural communication in children.
Selected invited talks
May, 2012: ‘The role of the body in non-verbal communication’, Department of Cognitive Science, University of Lund
November 2011: ‘A Gricean Minimalist approach to the evolution of human communication’,
- University of Sheffield, Hang Seng Centre for Cognitive Science
- University of Edinburgh, Department of Philosophy
- University of St Andrews, Department of Psychology
January/February 2011: 'Cognising communicative intent'
- Department of Philosophy, Central European University, Budapest
- Berlin School of Mind and Brain
November 2008: 'Meaning, belief and intentions to be understood', Department of Psychology, MPI-EVA, Leipzig