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Faculty Image Armond Duwell
Office: LA 154
Phone: (406) 243-6281
Fax: (406) 243-5313
Email: armond.duwell@umontana.edu
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Current Position:

Associate Professor of Philosophy

Office Hours:

MW 10-11

Field Of Study:

Philosophy of Physics, Philosophy of Science

Research Interests:

Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Physics, Metaphysics, Epistemology

Courses:

PHL 233 Introduction to Logic: Deduction MWF 9:00

Education:

Ph.D. in History and Philosophy of Science. University of Pittsburgh. 2004.

B.S. in Physics.  Georgia Institute of Technology. 1998.

Teaching Experience:

Graduate level: Representation and Realism; Philosophy of Biology; Philosophy of Science

Advanced undergraduate:  Philosophy of Science; Metaphysics; Epistemology; Medical Ethics; Symbolic Logic; Inductive Logic

Introductory:  Introduction to Ethics; History and Philosophy of Science; Introduction to Medical Ethics; Principles of Scientific Reasoning; Problem Solving: How Science Works (Intro to quantitative reasoning)

Professional Experience:

2011-Fall        Visiting Fellow. Center for Philosophy of Science.  University of Pittsburgh.

2010-present   Associate Professor.  Department of Philosophy. University of Montana.

2006-2010       Assistant Professor.  Department of Philosophy. University of Montana.           

2005-2006       Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter. Department of Philosophy. University of Erfurt. 

2004-2005        Postdoctoral Fellow.  Center for Junior Research Fellows. Probability, Philosophy, and Modeling Research Group.  University of Konstanz.
 

International Experience:

2005-2006       Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter. Department of Philosophy. University of Erfurt. 

2004-2005        Postdoctoral Fellow.  Center for Junior Research Fellows. Probability, Philosophy, and Modeling Research Group.  University of Konstanz.

Selected Publications:

"Uncomfortable Bedfellows: Objective Quantum Bayesianism and the von Neumann–Lüders Projection Postulate," Studies in the History and Philosophy of Modern Physics, 42(3) (2011): 167-175.

"Quantum Information Does Exist," Studies in the History and Philosophy of Modern Physics, 39(1) (2008): 195-216.

"Re-conceiving Quantum Theories in Terms of Information-Theoretic Constraints," Studies in the History and Philosophy of Modern Physics, 38(1) (2007): 181-201.

"The Many-Worlds Interpretation and Quantum Computation," Philosophy of Science 74(5) (2007): 1007-1018.