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Viktor Gardelli
Viktor Gardelli

Viktor Gardelli

Senior Lecturer
Luleå University of Technology
Education and Languages
Department of Health, Education and Technology
+46 (0)920 491550
R127 Luleå


Dr. Gardelli conducts research concerning Philosophy with Children and philosophical dialogs, e.g. within the a research project concerning people with afaasia, funded by Vinnova, and the research project "Education for participation - Philosophizing back a "new" life after acquired brain injury", which was funded by the Swedish Research Council, ethics (e.g. ethics of education and ethics education), logic and argumentation, philosophy of education, philosophy education, etc.

His doctoral thesis concerned ethics in school, philosophy of education and philosophy education – particularly in relation to technology – and can be found here

Gardelli has interest and experience in multidisciplinary research projects. Those who are interested in discussing a potential research collaboration are welcome to reach out and contact him. 

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Viktor currently teaches in various courses, mainly specialising in ethics (incl. research ethics), critical thinking (incl. logic, argumentation) and philosophy of science and epistemology. For example, he teaches these subjects in different courses included in various programmes, such as teacher education, the special teacher education programme, the programme for fire protection engineers, and the programme for jurisprudence. 

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Internal matters

During his doctoral studies, Viktor was active in the PhD Student Association, among other things as vice president and member of the board, as representative in the special group for third cycle education, as a member of the executive board for the department of education, and – happily – as a member of the social activities group.

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External matters

Dr. Gardelli is the editor at for the topic philosophy for children: ethics. He is also a board member of the research committé for the International Council of Philosophical Inquiry with Children, ICPIC. He is a co-founding member of the Nordic Research Network for Philosophy with Children, and a member of the nordic society of Philosophy with Children. He is also a member of The Nordic Society for Philosophy of Education.

My Background

PhD, M.A. and B.A.
Studied at LTU, Örebro University and Stockholm University.

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Conference paper

Beyond Toulmin (2021)

Assessing Argumentative Writing of Elementary School Children
Reznitskaya. A, Wilkinson. I, Backman. Y, Gardelli. V
Paper presented at : Disciplinary Argumentation in Writing Forum, June 1-2, 2021
Conference paper

Dilemmas in computer game assisted dialogues for persons with communication disorders (2021)

Backman. Y, Gardelli. V, Parnes. P
Paper presented at : Designs for Learning, 7th International Conference
Article in journal

Game technologies to assist learning of communication skills in dialogic settings for persons with aphasia (2021)

Backman. Y, Gardelli. V, Parnes. P
International Journal, Vol. 16, nr. 03, s. 190-205