Philosophy at St Andrews

Matthew Cameron

PhD student

Matthew Cameron

Thesis: Methodology and Ontology in Linguistics; Semantics for Generative Grammar

Supervisors: Derek Ball and Josh Dever

Nationality: Canadian

Degrees: BA (University of British Columbia), MA (University of Western Ontario)

Phone: +44-1334-461796 x1775

Office: Arché 17.303

Email: mc232@st-andrews.ac.uk

Website: https://matthewdunbarcameron.com

Research

Philosophy of Mind, Epistemology, Metaphysics, Philosophy of Mathematics

Presentations

Indexicality and Action Explanation 
The 3rd Philosophy of Language and Mind Network (PLM) Workshop 
(Universitat de Barcelona, Sept. 22, 2016)

Tense and Natural Language Syntax
Arché Language and Mind Research Group
(University of St Andrews, Sept. 20, 2016)

Semantic Instrumentalism and Singular Thought
The 24th Meeting of the European Society for Philosophy and Psychology (ESPP)
(University of St Andrews, Scotland, Aug. 11, 2016)

Tense, Modality and Natural Language Syntax
Operators vs. Quantifiers Workshop
(LOGOS, Universitat de Barcelona, June 30, 2016)

Context Two Ways: Metaphysical and Epistemological
The 1st Context, Cognition and Communication Conference
(Instytut Filozofii, Uniwersytet Warszawski, June 16, 2016)

Context Two Ways: Metaphysical and Epistemological
SASP Research Workshop
(University of Stirling, March 14, 2016)

Speakers' Intentions and the Formal Representation of Context
Semantics and Philosophy in Europe, Eighth Colloquium (SPE8)
(University of Cambridge, UK, Sept. 17-19, 2015)

Speakers' Intentions and the Formal Representation of Context
Bucharest Colloquium in Analytic Philosophy (BCAP) 2015 - Meaning and Reference
(University of Bucharest, Romania, June 19-21, 2015)

Speakers' Intentions and the Formal Representation of Context
PhiLang 2015, 4th International Conference on Philosophy of Language and Linguistics
(University of Łódź, Poland, May 14-16, 2015) 

Teaching

  • Introduction to Ethics
  • Meaning and Knowing 
  • Ancient Philosophy 
  • Metaphysics and Science

Other interests

Music, Biking, Yoga, Hiking


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