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Projects: Metaphysics and Logic, Language and Mind and Metaphysics: Identity, Existence & Structure

Thesis: Multi-Descriptional Physicalism and the Mind-Body Problem

Degrees: BA in Education: Primary School, University of Cyprus; PgDip in Philosophy, University of St Andrews/Stirling; MA in Philosophy, Durham University

Office: Arche 19.301

Email: si24@st-andrews.ac.uk



Areas of Specialisation: Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics, Metametaphysics


Areas of Competence: Philosophy for/with Children, Moral & Character Education


Ioannou, S., Georgiou, K. & Ventista, O.M. (2017). Teaching Philosophy through Paintings: A Museum Workshop. Analytic Teaching and Philosophical Praxis, 38 (1), 62-83.


Ontological Commitments: Paraphrases or Truthmaking?  Society for European Philosophy and the Forum for European Philosophy (SEP-FEP) Joint Annual Conference 2018, University of Essex, 18-20 June 2018.


Negotiating Ethics in Primary Schools: Theories, Resources and Teaching Approaches (with Chatziefraimidou, A., & Ventista, O. M.). European Conference on Educational Research (ECER) 2018, "Inclusion and Exclusion, Resources for Educational Research?”, Free University Bolzano, Italy, 4–7 September 2018.


Conceivability Arguments and the Overgeneration Problem:

MLAG (Mind, Language, and Action Group) Research Seminar, University of Porto, Portugal, 23 October 2018.

OZSW (Dutch Research School of Philosophy) Conference 2018, University of Twente, Netherlands, 9-10 November 2018.


Source of Reality/Causal Capacity: Outside of the Priority Chain?:

10th Salzburg Conference for Young Analytic Philosophy (SOPhiA 2019), University of Salzburg, Austria, 18-20 September 2019.

OZSW (Dutch Research School of Philosophy) Conference 2019, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands, 15-16 November 2019.


PY1010 Mind and World

PY1012 Reasoning