Alexander Johnstone

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Position:

Graduate Student

Campus:

St. George,

Biography:

  • BA, Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg (Philosophy, History minor)
  • MA, Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris (Public administration)

Alexander grew up in Paris and did his undergraduate studies in Germany. He is interested in the philosophy of language (especially pragmatics), the philosophy of law and where these two overlap. Further interests include the history of early analytic philosophy and contemporary debates in the philosophy of mind. Aside from philosophy, he studies public affairs; and outside university, he enjoys soccer, comedy, skiing, and good food.

Research Interests:

History of Analytic Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, Philosophy of Law, Semantics and Pragmatics