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James Nguyen received his Ph.D. in Philosophy London School of Economics and Political Science in April 2016 with a thesis titled “How Models Represent". 

His area of expertise is in the general philosophy of science, where his primary area of research is on the question of scientific representation and related topics. He also works on social choice theory and has further interests in the philosophy of language, logic (formal and philosophical), aesthetics, epistemology, and decision theory. 

He published “On the Pragmatic Equivalence between Representing Data and Phenomena" in Philosophy of Science this year and has more articles forthcoming in The MonistPhilosophy of Science, and various edited collections. 

This semester, he is teaching the HPS “Philosophy of Science” course. You can reach him at jnguyen4@nd.edu. You can find out more on his website.