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Mr. Spyridon, O Palermos

(Former employee or visitor)

Research Interests

Specialties: Epistemology, Philosophy of Mind and Cognitive Science, Philosophy of Science

Competencies: Philosophy of Psychology, Metaphysics, Ethics

Qualifications

2012 - PhD in Philosophy, University of Edinburgh (pass with no corrections)

2009 - MSc in Philosophy, University of Edinburgh (with Distinction)

2008 - BSc (3yrs) and MSc (2yrs) in Chemical Engineering, National Technical University of Athens

Visiting and Research Positions

2013- present - AHRC Funded postdoctoral Fellow, University of Edinburgh

Administrative Roles

  • Project Leader of the EIDYN Group knowledge pilot project
  • Associate member of the Centre for Intelligent Systems and their Applications
  • Member of the Agents Group
  • Construction, Design and Maintainence of the Extended Knowledge Project website
  • Interviewed by Gregory Sandstorm on the topics of Extended Cognition and Extended Knowledge 
  • co-editor of Philosophical Issues special issue on "Extended Knowledge"
  • Contributor to the Oxford Bibliographies entry on the "Extended Mind Thesis"
  • Co-organiser of the "Intellectual Virtues, Group Knowledge and Education Workshop"
  • Co-organiser of the 2nd Extended Knowledge workshop 
  • Co-organiser of the 1st Extended Knowledge Workshop
  • Co-organiser of the Graduate Conference in Epistemology, University of Edinburgh
  • Referee of "Erkenntnis, Synthese and Philosophy and Technology"
  • Organiser of the "Extended Knowledge" reading group (2013-present)
  • Co-organiser of the "Group-agency" reading group (2011-2012)
  • Co-organiser of the "Philosophy and Science" reading group (2011-2012)
  • Tutors' Representative for the Philosophy Department (2011-2012)
  • "Dos, Don'ts and Some Helpful Advice for New Tutors' talk for the School of PPLS Tutors" Induction day (Sept 2011 & 2012)

Research outputs

  1. Group Know-How

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

  2. New Human: Ethics, Trust and the Extended Mind

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

  3. Socially Extended Epistemology: Introduction

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

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Research activities & awards

  1. Social Machines: A Philosophical Engineering

    Activity: Public engagement and outreachPublic lecture/debate/seminar

  2. Extended and Socially Extended Knowledge in Education

    Activity: Participation in conference, seminar or training courseParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

  3. Extended knowledge Impact Event

    Activity: Public engagement and outreachPublic lecture/debate/seminar

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Research projects

  1. Extended Knowledge

    Project: Funded ProjectResearch

  2. Group Knowledge

    Project: Other ProjectOther (Non-Funded/Miscellaneous)

  3. Extended Knowledge

    Project: Funded ProjectResearch

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