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New Appointments

Further to our earlier announcement, we are delighted to report four new appointments in Philosophy at Oxford.

Dr Michail Peramatzis has been appointed to the Hinton Clarendon Fellowship in Ancient Philosophy at Worcester College, in association with a University Lecturership (CUF). Dr Peramatzis is currently a Lecturer in Philosophy at Queen's University Belfast. Within ancient philosophy, his particular research interests concern Aristotle’s metaphysics, logic, and epistemology and Plato’s metaphysics and epistemology. He will take up his post in October 2011.

Mr Lee Walters has been appointed to a Career Development Fellowship in Philosophy, in association with Somerville College. Mr Walters is currently completing a PhD on non-existence at UCL, under the supervision of Professor Mike Martin. His main research interests are in philosophy of language, philosophical logic and metaphysics.

Dr Nicholas K. Jones will be taking up a Fitzjames Research Fellowship in Philosophy at Merton College in October 2011. Dr Jones has recently completed a PhD at Birkbeck College London on the metaphysics of vagueness and material constitution under the supervision of Dorothy Edgington and Fraser MacBride, and is currently a Jacobsen Fellow at King's College London and the Institute of Philosophy. His main research interests are in metaphysics and philosophical logic.

Dr Federica La Nave has been appointed to a Mellon Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Ancient Scientific Method with effect from October 2011. Dr La Nave is currently Honorary Assistant Professor in the Department of Philosophy at Hong Kong University. She studies philosophical issues in the history of science. Her current research focuses on the role of belief in the work of mathematicians, from ancient Greece to the 20th Century.

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