David Papineau

David Papineau


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    United Kingdom

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Research interests

Metaphysics (physicalism, causation); philosophy of science (biology, quantum mechanics); philosophy of psychology and mind (representation, consciousness); philosophy of mathematics.

Research interests (short)

Metaphysics; philosophy of science; philosophy of mind and psychology; philosophy of mathematics.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy, Theory and Meaning, University of Cambridge

Award Date: 1 Jan 1974

Bachelor of Arts, University of Cambridge

Award Date: 1 Jan 1970

Bachelor of Science, University of Kwazulu-Natal

Award Date: 1 Jan 1967


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