Mark Pinder is a Lecturer in Philosophy at The Open University. He has held this position since September 2018. Prior to this appointment, he has held lecturing positions at the University of Bristol, the University of Birmingham and elsewhere, and a research fellowship supported by The Analysis Trust at the University of Reading.
Mark works principally at the intersection of philosophy of language, philosophical logic and epistemology. He is currently working on questions about methodology in philosophy, specifically concerning the process of conceptual engineering.
A list of publications can be found via Open Research Online.
Mark has written for the popular magazine Philosophy Now. The article introduces experimental philosophy, using it to critically examine Hilary Putnam's views on natural kinds, the building blocks of nature. It is available online, via this link.