Rodney Purslow

Education

Education
Apr 2009 - Present

Program in progress

Pathways to Philosophy, School of Philosophy, ISFP

Preparatory courses in metaphysics and philosophy of mind required for admittance to ISFP's (International Society For Philosophers) Associate and Fellowship programs.

Aug 2007 - Feb 2008

D.Phil., Doctor of Philosophy

University of Sedona (seminary)

Mandated composition of a 15,000 word dissertation. Doctoral oath taken on: Feburary 11, 2008. Dissertation available.

Dec 2006 - Jun 2007

Pharmacy Technician Program

California State University at Stanislaus

Completed two hundred and forty hours of instruction and awarded twenty four (24.0) Continuing Education Units (CEUs). Finished program with a 98%.

Work History

Work History
Oct 2011 - Feb 2012

Sales Associate

News and Smokes

I was responsible for a variety of tasks including: stocking product, explaining product to customers, sales to customers, ordering products, taking inventory of products, and other similar tasks.

May 2006 - Oct 2006

Maintenance

Sierra Viewpoint, LLC

I was responsible for making sure all facilities were working properly, cleaning all the cabins when a customer left, taking care of all linens, be sure customers were aware of breakfast, lunch, and dinner times, fixing any small technical problems (that didn't require outside help), and explaining to visitors what services we offered.

Interest

Philosophy, physics, mathematics, cosmology/astronomy, classical studies, comparative religion, theology, linguistics, biology, cognitive science, and music theory. Aside from purely academic interests, I enjoy reading, writing, conversing with others about any and every topic, helping others that are in need, and taking pride in my punctuality, politeness, and helpfulness.

Certifications

Certifications
Mar 2009 - Present

Member of the International Society For Philosophers (ISFP)

ISFP - Director of Studies: Geoffrey Klempner
Nov 2008 - Nov 2012

Member of the American Physical Society - APS

APS Council and Executive Board
Oct 2008 - Oct 2012

Associate Member of the Philosophy of Science Association

Professor James Woodward (CalTech) elected President of the PSA
Apr 2007 - Aug 2012

Ordained Minister

International Metaphysical Ministry - I.M.M.
Aug 2008 - Aug 2012

Officer of the International Society for the History, Philosophy, and Social Studies of Biology - ISHPSSB

ISHPSSB President: Dr. Griesemer
Jan 2011 - Jan 2012

Licensed Pharmacy Technician

Oregon Board of Pharmacy
Nov 2008 - Nov 2010

Licensed Pharmacy Technician

California State Board of Pharmacy