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Thursday, 23 November 2017

MEE140 exam prep session

Yesterday, with a colleague, I had a 1-hour exam prep and summary session with students in "Philosophy of science and research methods".

Welfare research - program area application

This week an application for a 1 year renewal of the program area for research in welfare services, headed by Siv Oltedal, was submitted at University of Stavanger, with me (recently) included as one of the researchers.

Wednesday, 22 November 2017

Wolf chronicle composed

I have just sent a chronicle, (somewhat) co-written with Lars Lenth and Petter Bøckman, to Aftenposten, entitled "Vi må snakke om ulven" [Ww have to talk about the wolf].


Monday morning I got my copy of our book Ulvetider - rovdyret som splitter Norge [Time of the wolf - the predator that splits Norway].

Sunday, 19 November 2017

MEE140 exam questions composed

The last few days, with a colleague, I have composed exam questions for the home exam in MEE140 (Philosophy of science and research methods).

Search image paper online with coccected proofs

My paper "The search image as link between sensation, perception and action", published in BioSystems November 4th, is now available online with corrected proofs.

"Existential universals" published

My article "Existential universals: Biosemiosis and existential semiosis" has just been published in no. 4, 2017 of Chinese Semiotic Studies, in the section "Biosemiotics and philosophy of science" (along with a paper by the late Eliseo Fernández).

Tønnessen, Morten 2017i. Existential universals: Biosemiosis and existential semiosis. Chinese Semiotic Studies 13(4): 381–398. Published online November 16th 2017. DOI: