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James Nguyen received his Ph.D. in Philosophy from the 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. 

His work is published and/or forthcoming in Philosophy of Science, The Monist, Synthese, European Journal for Philosophy of Science, The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, and various edited collections. 

In Fall 2017 he is teaching the HPS “Further Topics in Philosophy of Science” course. You can reach him at jnguyen4@nd.edu. You can find out more on his website.