Shinod NK

Shinod NK
Post-doctoral Fellow
CV Summary: 
Shinod’s primary research interests are in the History and Philosophy of Science. He completed his Ph.D. in Philosophy from the University of Hyderabad in 2015. His doctoral research was on the epistemological aspects of thought experiments in the natural sciences. Currently, he is studying the philosophy of computer simulation, and thought experiments in natural sciences with a focus on the evidential status of simulation practice.

Contact Information

  • Department of Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Indian Institute of Technology
  • Haus Khas, New Delhi-110016
  • Research Areas

    Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Computer Simulation

    Academic Background

  • 2015. PhD. Philosophy, University of Hyderabad
  • 2008. M.Phil. Philosophy, Pondicherry University
  • 2007. M.A. Philosophy, Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit, Kalady
  • 2005. B.Sc. Physics, Sree Sankara Vidyapeedom College, Kerala
  • Employment History

  • 2017. June-August, Guest lecturer on Contract. University of Calicut. Kerala
  • 2016- 2017. Assistant Professor (Guest), Government Brennen College, Thalassery, Kerala
  • 2015, August-November. Co-Instructor, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
  • Publications

    2016. Why Thought Experiments do have a Life of Their Own: Defending the Autonomy of Thought Experimentation Method, Journal of Indian Council of Philosophical Research .

    Teaching Areas

    Philosophy of Science