David L. Thompson


My home address is:

7 Barnes Place
St. John's, Newfoundland
A1C 5G9 Canada
Phone: (709) 753-5226

E-Mail

My office is:

Room: AA 2062
Philosophy Department
Memorial University of Newfoundland
St. John's, Newfoundland
A1C 5S7 Canada
Phone: (709) 864-8966; Fax (709) 864-2187

 Philosophical Interests:

Education:

1988 Finished all course work required for B.A. in Computer Science from Memorial University of Newfoundland.

1970 Doctorate degree in Philosophy, Institut Superieur de
Philosophie of the University of Louvain, Belgium. November 1970.

 Dissertation: Culture and Personality: Methodological and Philosophical Foundations in the Anthropology of Ruth Benedict and Margaret Mead.
 Defended with "La plus grand distinction," 1970.  Advisor: Jean Ladriere.

1968 Licence degree in Philosophy, Institut Superieur de Philosophie of the University of Louvain, Belgium, February, 1968.

1966 Master of Arts in Philosophy, West Virginia University, August 1966.

 Thesis: The Nature of Basic Explanation, A study in the philosophy of psychology based on C. Taylor's The Explanation of Behaviour.
  Advisor: Karel (Joe) K. Lambert.

Bachelor of Science (Hons.) in pure Mathematics, University of Alberta, May 1962.

High School: Dublin, Ireland, and Calgary, Canada.

List of Presentations and Publications

Papers Presented to Memorial University Philosophy Department's Colloquium

Semi-Academic Presentations and Publications

Selection of Philosophical Papers Online:



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