Teaching

Philosophy of Science for science undergraduates

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KU Leuven, Faculty of Science, 2020 - 2021.

Introduction to philosophy of science for undergraduate students in biology, chemistry, biochemistry, biotechnology, computer science, and earth sciences.

The course looks at traditional topics such as explanation, realism and induction as well as episodes from the history of science and various topics relating to the relations between science and society.

Philosophy of Science for philosophy undergraduates

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KU Leuven, Institute of Philosophy, 2020 - 2021.

This course is the first introduction to philosophy of science that philosophy undergraduates at KU Leuven get. In addition to traditional topics like the demarcation question and laws of nature, this course looks at questions concerning values in science, science and society, and how institutional factors affect science.

Values, Science and Society

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KU Leuven, Institute of Philosophy, 2018 - 2019

Research seminar and thesis for final-year undergraduate students in philosophy. In this seminar, we looked at various questions that come up in the interaction between science and society: Which research topics should we prioritize? What roles should values play in the inferential stages of science? What role should experts and policy-makers play in dealing with uncertainty (inductive risk)?


Recent Analytic Philosophy

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KU Leuven, Institute of Philosophy, 2019 - 2020

Second year elective course and seminar for undergraduate students in philosophy. This course focused on the (impossibility of) an absolute conception of reality, (scientific) representation and objectivity. The seminar texts included works by Putnam, Williams, Rudner and Carnap.

Supervisions

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I was responsible for undergraduate supervisions in Cambridge of courses in the Natural Sciences Tripos, the Philosophy Tripos, and the Biological and Biomedical Sciences. Over the course of my PhD, I did supervisions for the following courses:

  • Introduction to Philosophy of Science (2015 - 2017)

  • Philosophy of Biology (2015 - 2016)

  • Metaphysics, Epistemology and the Sciences (2015 - 2017)

  • Ethics and Politics of Science and Medicine (2017)