Dr Maria Kon

MA (philosophy) University of Nebraska-Lincoln; MA (philosophy of physics) University of Leeds; PhD University of Leeds
Postdoctoral Research Fellow- Philosophy and history of time, philosophy of physics, metaphysics

F07 - Carslaw Building
The University of Sydney

Telephone 9351 5442

Research interests

Maria primarily is interested in time in modern physics, metaphysics and experience, and means of analysing time within and across these domains. She also has interests in the metaphysics of quantum mechanics and early modern science.

Current projects

Maria is currently a postdoctoral research fellow on the project New Agendas for the Study of Time: Connecting the Disciplines.

Selected publications

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Conferences

  • Kon, M. (2011). Analyses of Scientific Concepts: A Philosophical Mere Means to a Historical End? Sixth Joint Workshop on Integrated History and Philosophy of Science, Cambridge: Department of History and Philosophy of Science, University of Cambridge.
  • Kon, M. (2010). A Conceptual Analysis for Concepts in Physics. Foundations of Physics Conference. University of Munich.
  • Kon, M. (2010). A Metaphysics of Non-Individuals for Quantum Mechanics. British Society for the Philosophy of Science Conference, London: Oxford University Press.
  • Kon, M. (2010). Implications of Metaethical Pluralism for Scientific Pluralism. Fifth Joint Workshop on Integrated HPS, Exeter: University of Exeter.
  • Kon, M. (2009). Mertz's Relation Instances and Structuralist Metaphysics. British Society for the Philosophy of Science Conference, London: Oxford University Press.
  • Kon, M. (2009). Time in Physics: A Critique of the Relation between Scientific Theory and Philosophical Practice. Fourth Joint Workshop on Integrated HPS, Durham: Durham University.

2011

  • Kon, M. (2011). Analyses of Scientific Concepts: A Philosophical Mere Means to a Historical End? Sixth Joint Workshop on Integrated History and Philosophy of Science, Cambridge: Department of History and Philosophy of Science, University of Cambridge.

2010

  • Kon, M. (2010). A Conceptual Analysis for Concepts in Physics. Foundations of Physics Conference. University of Munich.
  • Kon, M. (2010). A Metaphysics of Non-Individuals for Quantum Mechanics. British Society for the Philosophy of Science Conference, London: Oxford University Press.
  • Kon, M. (2010). Implications of Metaethical Pluralism for Scientific Pluralism. Fifth Joint Workshop on Integrated HPS, Exeter: University of Exeter.

2009

  • Kon, M. (2009). Mertz's Relation Instances and Structuralist Metaphysics. British Society for the Philosophy of Science Conference, London: Oxford University Press.
  • Kon, M. (2009). Time in Physics: A Critique of the Relation between Scientific Theory and Philosophical Practice. Fourth Joint Workshop on Integrated HPS, Durham: Durham University.

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