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Dr Dave Ward

Lecturer in Philosophy

Phone: 0131 650 3652

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), University of Edinburgh

Research Interests

My work aims at developing a view of iur human capacities for perceptual experience, intentional agency and conceptual thought as assentially interdependent. I am interestedin articulating and defending the theories of perception, agnecy and understanding that this view involves and exploring their ramifications for other areas of Philosophy and Cognitive Science. 

Visiting and Research Positions

2008-2009 - Teaching Assistant,, University of Edinburgh

2009-2011 - Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Hertfordshire

2011-2013 - Lecturer in Philosophy, University of Edinburgh

Qualifications

2002- MA (Hons), Philosophy, University of St. Andrews

2004- MLitt (with Distinction), Philosophy, University of St. Andrews

2008- PhD Philosophy, University of Edinburgh

Teaching

All at the University of Edinburgh

2011-2012 - Seminar Leader and Course Organiser for " The Early Continentals: Kant, Hegel and Nietzsche" (honours course)

2011-2012 - Seminar Leader and Course Organiser for " Advanced Topics in Mind, Language and Embodied Cognition" (MSc course)

2008-2009 - Lecturer and course co-organiser for "The Early Continentals: Kant, Hegel and Nietzsche" (Honours course)

2005-2008 - Tutorials for " Introduction to Philosophy" (sub-honours course)

2006-2008 - Tutorials for "Philosophy 2A" (sub-honours course)

Administrative Roles

2011-2012 - Philosophy Society Liaison Officer.

- Director of Studies

- PhD internal Examiner

2010- Organiser of panel session on "Personal Identity Online: A Philosophical Perspective" at the 10th annual identity in the Information Society Conference. Rome.

- Referee for journals including: Cognitive Science, British Journal for Philosophy of Science, Dialectica, Minds and Machines and Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences.

Websites

Research outputs

  1. Correction to: Introduction: The Varieties of Enactivism

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  2. Introduction

    Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationEditorial

  3. Moving stories: Agency, emotion and practical rationality

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

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Research activities & awards

  1. Edinburgh Philosophy in the Community - The Junction

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesPublic Engagement – Public lecture/debate/seminar

  2. Edinburgh Philosophy in the Community - The Junction

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesPublic Engagement – Public lecture/debate/seminar

  3. Work with Abbeyhill primary school, philosophy and younger audience

    Activity: Other activity typesTypes of Public engagement and outreach - Schools engagement

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