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.
I work in philosophy of science, philosophy of physics, and metaphysics. I am interested in supervising dissertations in these areas and in particular work concerned with the nature of scientific explanation.
I am on research leave until 2023.
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.
I am a senior fellow of HEA through the Nottingham Recognition Scheme.
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
JANSSON, LINA, 2020. Network explanations and explanatory directionality PHILOSOPHICAL TRANSACTIONS OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY B-BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES. 375(1796),
LINA JANSSON, 2020. Can Pragmatism about Quantum Theory Handle Objectivity about Explanations?. In: J. SAATSI and S. FRENCH, eds., Scientific Realism and the Quantum OUP.
LINA JANSSON and JUHA SAATSI, 2019. Explanatory Abstraction British Journal for the Philosophy of Science.
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.
I am currently working on a Templeton ACT Fellowship: https://www.templeton.org/grant/lina-jansson-act-fellowship-application
Please visit my webpage for links to papers, etc.: http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/~apzij/