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Elena Popa

Assistant Professor

First Year Seminar

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New Campus

Room: 415

Assistant Professor, Philosophy

General Education Department

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New Campus

Phone: +996 312 915000 +484

Phone extention: (0 312) 915000 + 484

Room: 415

EDUCATION

PhD in Philosophy, Central European University

MA in Philosophy, Central European University

BA in Philosophy, University 'Al. I. Cuza' Iași, Romania

 

RESEARCH

Area of Specialization: General Philosophy of Science (causal explanation, scientific realism, objectivity)
Areas of Interest: Philosophy of Psychology (causal reasoning and causal learning, uses of conceptual developmental data in philosophy), Metaphysics (causation), History of the 20th Century Philosophy (early action-based theories of causation), Philosophy of Biology (functions and functional explanation)

PUBLICATIONS

'Collingwood   and   Manipulability-based   Approaches   to   Causation: Methodological Issues', Collingwood and British Idealism Studies, Volume 22, Number 1, 2016, pp. 139-166 (28)

 

TEACHING 

  • First Year Seminar I, II
  • Introduction to Philosophy

 

American University of Central Asia
7/6 Aaly Tokombaev Street
Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic 720060

Tel.: +996 (312) 915000 + Еxt.
Fax: +996 (312) 915 028