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Assistant Professor, Faculty of Arts
Please visit my webpage for links to papers, etc. http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/~apzij/
I grew up in Sweden before moving to the UK to pursue a BA in physics and philosophy at the University of Oxford. After working in London I returned to philosophy and completed my PhD at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. I have previously worked at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore.
This term I am teaching V73TPS Topics in the Philosophy of Science. Last term I taught V72POS Philosophy of Science: From Positivism to Postmodernism.
I have previously taught courses in philosophy of science, logic, and epistemology and metaphysics. I also have interests in teaching courses in history and philosophy of science, philosophy of physics, and aesthetics.
My primary research interest has been focused on questions about the nature of scientific explanation. I have worked on this topic primarily from within the philosophy of science and with an eye… read more
My primary research interest has been focused on questions about the nature of scientific explanation. I have worked on this topic primarily from within the philosophy of science and with an eye towards physics, but I also have interests in how explanations in other fields, such as metaphysics, are related to scientific ones. I would welcome the opportunity to work with PhD students in any of these areas.
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