Chair: Prof. J.P. Smit

jps@sun.ac.za

Prof. J.P. Smit is Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Philosophy. He holds a DPhil from Stellenbosch University (completed in 2003 under the supervision of AA van Niekerk) and a P.D from Cambridge (completed 2013 under the supervision of Simon Blackburn).  The first thesis was on meta-ethics, the second on the theory of reference. His research interests are in Semantics and the Philosophy of Economics.

Teaching

Undergraduate

142 – Logic and Critical Thinking

262 – Philosophy of Science

354 – History of Analytic Philosophy

Postgraduate

12882778 – The Theory of Meaning

Selected publications