Frédérique de Vignemont

Researcher
PhD, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales
Centre national de la recherche scientifique

Dr. Frédérique de Vignemont is a Centre national de la recherche scientifique researcher and Deputy Director at the Jean Nicod Institute in Paris. She is the recipient of the 2015 Young Mind & Brain prize. Among her many publications, she is the author of Mind the Body: An Exploration of Bodily Self-Awareness (Oxford University Press, 2018) and co-editor of The Subject’s Matter (MIT Press, 2017). She is also one of the editors of the Review of Philosophy and Psychology.

Her current work is twofold. First, she works on body representations from a philosophical perspective, from an anthropological perspective. Her second main interest concerns the relationship between self and other. She is working on the hypothesis of shared representations of action and shared representations of the body. She is also interested in empathy and in theory of mind. 

Primary Recipient Awards

French Scholars Lecture Series, Frédérique de Vignemont, 2019

Frédérique de Vignemont