Philosophy at St Andrews

Ryan Nefdt

PhD student

Ryan Nefdt

Thesis: On Compositionality

Supervisors: Ephraim Glick and Josh Dever

Nationality: South African

Degrees: BSocSc in Philosophy and Political Science (University of Cape Town), BSocSc (Hons) in Philosophy (University of Cape Town), MA in Philosophy (University of Cape Town), MSc in Logic (University of Amsterdam)



The Foundations of Linguistics


"On the Plurality of Times: Disunified Time and the A-series", South African Journal of Philosophy. Vol 32(3), 249-260. October 2013

'Linguistic Modelling and the Scientific Enterprise'. Language Sciences, Vol. 54, March 2016, Pages 43–57.


"A bidirectional OT analysis of Afrikaans negation", The 14th Szklarska Poreba Workshop, Poland, March 2013

"Linguistics as a Science of Abstract Structures", Foundations of Linguistics Workshop, Braunschweig, Germany, June 2015; 

"Linguistic Modelling and Science", Newcastle Linguistics Conference, UK, April 2015


PY1006, Reasoning and Knowledge, Spring 2015; PY2003 Ancient Philosophy, Autumn 2014

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