I teach Philosophy at the University of York and my Erdős number is 6. I teach and research on the arts and cognition. I have finished (perhaps nearly finished) a book on fiction and knowledge, and started a new one: Aesthetics: A Naturalistic Theory. I am executive editor of Mind & Language.
My most recent paper, Pictures and their surfaces is now out in a volume of essays on the aesthetics of painting. See a copy of this here here.
Our Leverhulme-funded project on "learning from fiction" started in September 2018. Go to the Research page for more detail.