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Employment

 

Post-Doctoral Research Associate with the 'Metaphysical unity of Science' project, June 2019-present

The aim of the project is to explore whether, and how, the sciences are unified. The project is based at the University of Bristol and has received funding from the European Research Council (ERC) under the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme. The Principal Investigator is Tuomas Tahko and the other members of the team are Alexander Franklin (research associate), Toby Friend (research associate) , Francesca Bellazzi (PhD researcher), and Elle Chilton-Knight (project coordinator).

 

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Education

 

PhD in Philosophy of Chemistry, University of Bristol, 2014- 2019

Thesis title: ‘A Philosophical Analysis of the Relation between Chemistry and Quantum Mechanics: the case of a single inert molecule’

Supervisor: James Ladyman

Examiners: Samir Okasha, Robin Hendry

MSc Philosophy of Science, LSE, 2012- 2013

Courses: Rationality & Choice (67), Set Theory & Logic (87), Philosophy of Science (66)

Dissertation: ‘On the universality and ambiguity of the 2nd law of thermodynamics’ (65)

Supervisor: Miklos Redei

MSc Chemical Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, 2006- 2012

Grade: GPA 2:1 (7.66/10)

Dissertation: ‘Energy-saving measures on buildings: Financial and Cost-Benefit Analysis’ (10/10)

Teaching

 

Hourly-paid Teacher, University of Bristol, 2015-2019

Introduction to Philosophy A (incl. topics on Descartes, Hume, theory of knowledge);

Introduction to Metaphysics;

Realism and Normativity (metaphysics and value theory);

Introduction to Philosophy B (moral and political philosophy);

Philosophical Issues of Physical Sciences (quantum mechanics and relativity)

Other Professional Activities

 

Reviewer for Foundations of Chemistry, Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics, Perspectives on Science

 

Co-host of the International Society for the Philosophy of Chemistry Annual Conference, Bristol 2018

My responsibility was to assure that the conference ran smoothly. I presented each speaker to the audience; I attended the needs of the speakers (including setting up their presentations, resolving any issues that they may had, etc.); I organised the conference dinner.

Organised with J.Ladyman the Workshop on the History and Philosophy of Chemistry, Philosophy Department, University of Bristol, 2016

I invited speakers to the workshop; set up the workshop’s program; organised the catering for the workshop; booked accommodation and travel for the speakers; acquired funds that would cover for the workshop’s expenses.

Assistant content producer of the Centre of Science and Philosophy Website, University of Bristol, 2015

I produced content and helped design the History and Philosophy of Chemistry section.

Grants

 

PSA2018 Travel Grant, Philosophy of Science Association, 2018

Jacobsen Studentship, The Royal Institute of Philosophy, 2017- 2018

 

Darwin Trust of Edinburgh Postgraduate Studentship, 2014- 2017

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