Fiora Salis
Associate Lecturer

Profile

Biography

I am an Associate Lecturer at the Department of Philosophy, University of York. Before joining the Department I was a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellow at the London School of Economics (2015-2017), and a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Centre for Philosophy at the University of Lisbon (2012-2015). I hold a PhD in Philosophy from the University of Barcelona (2011), an MA in Cognitive Science from the same university (2007) and an MA in Philosophy and History of Ideas (2006) from the University of Turin.

Departmental roles

2018/19: 
Academic Misconduct Panel Member 
Philosophy Exceptional Circumstances Committee 
PPE Exceptional Circumstances Committee

 

 

2017/2018: 
PPE Exceptional Circumstances Committee Member 
Academic Misconduct Panel Member

Research

Overview

My main research focus is on the nature and varieties of imagination, and on its distinct uses in artistic fictions, scientific models, and thought experiments. 

Teaching

Undergraduate

Aesthetics
Philosophy of History
Philosophy of Imagination
Philosophy of Social Science
Philosophy of Mind
Philosophy of Emotions

External activities

Memberships

Research Associate at the Centre for Philosophy of Natural and Social Science (CPNSS) at the London School of Economics and Political Science.

Member of the Managing Committee of CPNSS.

 

Contact details

Dr Fiora Salis
Associate Lecturer