Theodor Nenu is a philosopher of language and cognitive science, with additional interests in logic, philosophy of mathematics, and philosophy of religion. He is currently the Director of Studies for Philosophy, as well as a Lecturer in Philosophy, and he teaches a broad range of undergraduate courses. Since April 2020, Theodor has been hosting the “Philosophical Trials” podcast, which is an academic interview series whose guests include figures such as Noam Chomsky, Simon Blackburn, and A.C. Grayling.
Theodor earned his MCompPhil in Computer Science and Philosophy from the University of Oxford in 2019. He then went on to do a PhD in Philosophy at the University of Bristol. In 2023, Theodor was a Fellow in Philosophy at Harvard University. He joined St Catherine’s College in Hilary Term 2024. Theodor is also the Janeway Project Officer in Computer Science & Philosophy at Hertford College, working closely with Prof. Peter Millican on the development of The Turtle System, which is a free educational program designed to help young students understand computing.