Teaching

Teaching 2016-17

  • Research Masters Core Issues: The problem of induction. Faculty of Philosophy, University of Groningen (semester 1A, 2016)

Past teaching

  • Research Masters Core Issues: The problem of induction. Faculty of Philosophy, University of Groningen (semester 2B, 2016)
  • Reliability, uncertainty and trust.¬† Honours College and University College Groningen (semester 1B, 2015)
  • Philosophy of the Natural Sciences. Faculty of Philosophy, University of Groningen (semester 1B, 2015)
  • Problem Solving: how science works. University of Pittsburgh. (Summer 2014, Fall 2012)
  • Principles of Scientific Reasoning. University of Pittsburgh. (Fall 2013)
  • Philosophy of Biology. Carnegie Mellon University. (Fall 2013, Spring 2012)

As a teaching assistant in philosophy, I taught the following courses:

  • ¬†Problems of Philosophy 24.00, MIT with Professor Steve Yablo. (Fall 2006)
  • Thinking about Life 24.10, MIT, with Professor Denis Walsh. (Spring 2006)
  • Minds and Machines 24.09, MIT with Professor Alex Byrne. (Fall 2005)
  • What is the best way to live?¬†24.02, MIT, with Professor Caspar Hare. (Spring 2005)
  • Philosophy of Physics. Harvard, with Professor Peter Koellner. (Spring 2004)

I also taught courses in physics and mathematics:

  • Lecturer: third year quantum mechanics course. Dept. of Mathematics, University of Bristol. (2002)
  • Tutor: first year applied mathematics, Dept. of Mathematics, University of Bristol. (2001-2)
  • Organised and taught two week-long residential physics courses for final year high school students at Villiers Park (The Manor Charitable Trust), Oxfordshire. (2001 and 2002)
  • Tutor: second year kinetic theory and thermodynamics, Merton College, Oxford. (2000)
  • Tutor: second year thermodynamics and second year optics, Exeter College, Oxford. (1999)
  • Demonstrator in first year physics laboratories, University of Auckland. (1992-97)

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