I am a philosopher, working on epistemology and metaphysics. I am very keen on all things modal, but specially on abilities and knowledge of ability, know-how, understanding...
I completed my PhD at KU Leuven, and I am in between jobs at the moment. Wish me luck!
I care about music, design, environmental ethics, phil of maths, logic, programming. Just very curious overall, I guess...
A friend from Warwick is organizing the 1st Midlands MAP Festival, a series of talks on issues relevant to minorities in philosophy (and academia in general, really). I think this might be of interest to many people here: https://philevents.org/event/show/89818
My thing is 'things that slowly fill all there ever was'
#MMRN21 The Midlands Music Research Network conference is ongoing now. I'm presenting a little poster, you can check it on https://my.ltb.io/#/showcase/midlands-music-research-network-1st-conference
the risks of conceptual analysis
This one cut deep for me (it describes an abstract that I just submitted to a conference a bit too well):
📯 📯 Greetings! 📯 📯
I'm nune, an autodidact teaching myself higher geometry from the ground up. A college dropout, turned web developer, turned game developer, I once dreamed of being a geology professor.
Unfortunately (for a whole lotta 👎 reasons), I didn't make it. So, I figured math is a great way to do science at home (kinda).
That's all I got for now. Thank you for having me! Oh, and you can check out my main at @nune
"... a class of objects that change the appearances when they are reflected in a mirror. " very cool.
@SuricrasiaOnline I'm regretting not posting this myself, but you made Metafilter: https://www.metafilter.com/191068/billion-laughs-attack
Re-submission and comments to the reviewers.
What if good Peter Singer and evil Peter Singer are actually one and the same?
k-12 questions, syllabi v curriculum plan
Before I go into meetings with my new department, I'm thinking of drafting up mock syllabi and curriculum plans.
My current syllabus is for college, so I know there is going to be a big difference. My current syllabus has elements of curriculum planning.
I was wondering - what is your advice for creating a successful curriculum plan & syllabi?
peer review, student journal, advice wanted
I am reviewing a couple of papers for a student's journal at my old uni. One of them has a bunch of problems that could suggest rejection. However, I would rather just recommend a major revision. I don't like the idea of discouraging students, but I also don't want to be too lenient. What do you do in these cases?
Some of you know I've started a blog called FOSS Academic (fossacademic.tech). I'm exploring life as an academic who tries to use as much free and open source software as possible. You know, being a lonely humanities Linux user at a university.
I'm writing to solicit questions people might have about being a FOSS Academic. Or maybe to solicit comments on the FOSS Academic Lifestyle Dream. Not that I know all the things, but I'm curious what questions people have about this area, if any.
PhD in #philosophy, working in epistemology, metaphysics and philosophical logic. worried about all things modal, abilities, know-how...
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