Donald Nordblom

Donald Nordblom

Position: Current PhD Student

School: School of Philosophy

Email: donald.nordblom@anu.edu.au

Location: Level 6, Room 6.18, Desk C, 146 Ellery Cres

Qualification:

BA (1st Class Honours in Philosophy), Australian National University (2014)

Donald Nordblom started his PhD at the ANU School of Philosophy in 2015. His research focuses on various issues in the intersection of epistemology and the metaphysics of consciousness.

Supervisory Panel: Daniel Stoljar (primary), Frank Jackson, David Chalmers.

Biography

Before starting his PhD, Donald Nordblom studied mathematics, Arabic and philosophy, at the Australian National University, graduating with first class honours in Philosophy. Donald's honours dissertation, supervised by David Chalmers and Daniel Stoljar, defended panpsychism against the combination problem by formulating with respect to a field ontology instead of a particle ontology.

Metaphysics, Philosophy of Mind, Epistemology, Philosophy of Language, Philosophy of Physics.

Australasian Assosiation of Philosophy

Lecturer & Course Convenor

- PHIL2061: Philosophy of Mind (Semester 2, 2019)

- 93 students

- Course Evaluation Results (39 respondents):

- 97% agreement (4.7/5 av.): "I could see a clear connection between the learning outcomes, activities and the assessment tasks in this course"

- 95% agreement (4.6/5 av.): "The workload was appropriate for the level of this course"

- 95% agreement (4.6/5 av.): "My learning in this course was supported by feedback"

- 97% agreement (4.7/5 av.): "This course developed my ability to think"

- 97% agreement (4.8/5 av.): "Overall, this course was a valuable learning experience"

 

Guest Lectures

- "Eliminative Materialism", PHIL2061: Philosophy of Mind, 22 August 2018

- "Predicate Logic – Models and Countermodels", PHIL1005: Logic and Critical Thinking, 11 October 2018

- "Connectives and Truth Tables", PHIL1005: Logic and Critical Thinking, 16 August 2016

 

Tutor (philosophy)

- Summer School of Consciousness & Introspection, Moscow Centre for Consciousness Studies, Jul-Aug 2020

- PHIL2061: Philosophy of Mind (Semester 2, 2019)

- PHIL2042/MATH1042: Philosophy of the Cosmos (Semester 1, 2019)

- PHIL2042/MATH1042: Philosophy of the Cosmos (Semester 1, 2018)

- PHIL1005: Logic and Critical Thinking (Semester 2, 2018)

- PHIL1005: Logic and Critical Thinking (Semester 2, 2016)

- PHIL1005: Logic and Critical Thinking (Semester 2, 2015)

 

Tutor (mathematics)

- Indigenous Tuition Programme, Tjabal Centre, Feb-Mar 2015

- Migrant and Refugee Settlement Services ACT, Feb-Apr 2014

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