Posts Tagged: epistemology

Things in Action – Interpreting the Meanings of Things in Archaeology

The proceedings of the XII Nordic Theoretical Archaeology Group Meeting held in Oulu, Finland, two years ago is now out. My contribution can be found by following this link. Advertisements

Things in Action – Interpreting the Meanings of Things in Archaeology

The proceedings of the XII Nordic Theoretical Archaeology Group Meeting held in Oulu, Finland, two years ago is now out. My contribution can be found by following this link.

Article on abduction out

My article on abductive inference in archaeology can be found in the most recent issue of Muinaistutkija (3/2013). In it I argued for the fallible and open-ended nature of archaeological epistemology. With some examples from the history of archaeology I

Article on abduction out

My article on abductive inference in archaeology can be found in the most recent issue of Muinaistutkija (3/2013). In it I argued for the fallible and open-ended nature of archaeological epistemology. With some examples from the history of archaeology I

“Turning to things – ontology, epistemology, and a case of metaphorism” – essay online

Last fall I gave a paper called Turning to things – ontology, epistemology, and a case of metaphorism at the forth Ruin Memories workshop in Svanvik, Norway. The paper is now available in essay form on the Ruin Memories website.

“Turning to things – ontology, epistemology, and a case of metaphorism” – essay online

Last fall I gave a paper called Turning to things – ontology, epistemology, and a case of metaphorism at the forth Ruin Memories workshop in Svanvik, Norway. The paper is now available in essay form on the Ruin Memories website.

Turning to things – ontology, epistemology, and a case of metaphorism

Thats going to be the title of my presentation at the Ruin memories workshop. Couple of weeks ago I wasn’t sure what I would be talking about, but I have now prepared a paper that looks into the recent turn

Turning to things – ontology, epistemology, and a case of metaphorism

Thats going to be the title of my presentation at the Ruin memories workshop. Couple of weeks ago I wasn’t sure what I would be talking about, but I have now prepared a paper that looks into the recent turn

Ontology and/or epistemology

One of the central problems I wish to address in my doctoral thesis is the relationship between ontology and epistemology. Traditionally (in the correlationist tradition) ontology and epistemology have been taken as not having anything to do with each other.

Ontology and/or epistemology

One of the central problems I wish to address in my doctoral thesis is the relationship between ontology and epistemology. Traditionally (in the correlationist tradition) ontology and epistemology have been taken as not having anything to do with each other.

Department of Philosophy, History, Culture and Art Studies ‘Science Day 2012’ (University of Helsinki)

The Department of Philosophy, History, Culture and Art Studies at the University of Helsinki is organizing a ‘Science Day‘ on Wednesday the 16th of May where the department researchers are to showcase their projects. I will give a short presentation

Department of Philosophy, History, Culture and Art Studies ‘Science Day 2012’ (University of Helsinki)

The Department of Philosophy, History, Culture and Art Studies at the University of Helsinki is organizing a ‘Science Day‘ on Wednesday the 16th of May where the department researchers are to showcase their projects. I will give a short presentation

Helsinki Metaphysical Club

In the 1860s Charles Peirce started a club called the Metaphysical Club. This is where pragmatism was more or less born. In 1997 a bunch of Finnish postgraduate students started a discussion group for people interested in pragmatism. Following Peirce,

Helsinki Metaphysical Club

In the 1860s Charles Peirce started a club called the Metaphysical Club. This is where pragmatism was more or less born. In 1997 a bunch of Finnish postgraduate students started a discussion group for people interested in pragmatism. Following Peirce,

On archaeological knowledge, truth, and interpretation, and on the relationship between theory and data in archaeology

My master’s thesis is about as finished as it will ever get. I plan to leave it for evaluation this week. The following is the prologue of my thesis. It will also be published in Finnish in a forthcoming issue

On archaeological knowledge, truth, and interpretation, and on the relationship between theory and data in archaeology

My master’s thesis is about as finished as it will ever get. I plan to leave it for evaluation this week. The following is the prologue of my thesis. It will also be published in Finnish in a forthcoming issue