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Heather Dyke

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Lecturer

  • PhD Leeds (1996)
  • office: xxxx, second floor, central corridor, Burns Building, 95 Albany Street
  • phone: +64 (0)3 479 8xxx
  • email: heather.dyke@otago.ac.nz

RESEARCH
TEACHING
Heather specialises in metaphysics, in particular, the philosophy of time. She defends the B-theory of time according to which there is no distinction between past, present and future, and no flow of time, independently of any perceiver. She gained her BA (Hons) and PhD from the University of Leeds, where she worked with Robin Le Poidevin. She is the author of Metaphysics and the Representational Fallacy (Routledge, 2008) and co-editor with Adrian Bardon of A Companion to the Philosophy of Time (Wiley-Blackwell, 2013). She has published numerous journal articles. She has taught at the University of Otago and the London School of Economics and Political Science. She teaches in Metaphysics, Critical Thinking, Ethics, Epistemology and Philosophy of Mind.