Philosophy of Science

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Name

Department Areas Expertise

Katherine Brading

Katherine Brading

Philosophy Philosophy of Physics Philosophy of physics and philosophy of science, including symmetries, structuralism, space-time theory, and seventeenth-century cosmology

Matthew Ashley

James Matthew Ashley

 

Theology Area Science and theology; Political and liberation theology; Christian spirituality

Marvin Bolt

Marvin Bolt

 

Adjunct Field History of astronomy (especially of 17th-century telescopes and the Herschel family); History of technology; Science and religion

Francesca Bordogna

Francesca Bordogna

 

Program of Liberal Studies Area Histories of science, technology, and the mind

Anjan Chakravartty

Anjan Chakravartty

 

Philosophy Area Philosophy of science; Metaphysics

Jon Coleman

Jon T. Coleman

 

History Area Environmental history; Human and animal relations; Early American history; American West

Michael Crowe

Michael J. Crowe

 

Program of Liberal Studies
(emeritus)

Area History of Astronomy and Physics, 1700-1900

Celia Deane-Drummond

Celia Deane-Drummond

 

Philosophy Area Science and religion; Systematic theology in relation to biological science, especially evolution, ecology, and genetics; Bioethics, especially sustainability, ecotheology, and public theology

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Lane DesAutels

 

HPS Postdoctoral Fellow

Area Scientific explanation; Metaphysics of science; Philosophy of probability; Biological mechanisms

Christopher Fox

Christopher Fox

 

English Area Interactions between literature and medicine; Psychology and science during the 18th century

Robert Goulding

Robert D. Goulding

 

Program of Liberal Studies Area History of optics and history of magic; Humanism and science at the medieval and Renaissance universities

Gary Gutting

Gary Gutting

 

Philosophy Area Recent European Philosophy (especially French); Philosophy of Science/Epistemology; Philosophy of Religion

Christopher S

Christopher S. Hamlin

 

History Area History of technology; History of medicine

Don Howard

Don Howard

 

Philosophy Philosophy of Physics Philosophy of Science; Foundations of Physics; History of Philosophy of Science; Ethics of Science and Technology

Lynn Joy

Lynn S. Joy

 

Philosophy Area Modern Philosophy, Early Modern Science and Its Relations to Ancient Greek Natural Philosophy, History of Philosophy of Science

Edward Jurkowitz

Edward Jurkowitz

 

  Area History of science; History of physics, especially in the 19th and 20th centuries; intersections of physics and physiology; computation in physics

Janet Kourany

Janet A. Kourany

Philosophy Area Philosophy of science; Science and values; Feminist philosophy; Agnotology

Jay Malone

Jay Malone

 

  Area History of science; Autobiography in science; Science in colonial and early federal period of US; Science in the Old South

A. Edward Manier

A. Edward Manier

Philosophy Area History and philosophy of biology and the neuromedical sciences; Social studies of science

Kate Marshall

Kate Marshall

 

English Area Literature and science, especially 19th-21st century American literature; History of technology; Media studies

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Vaughn R. McKim

 

Philosophy Area Philosophy of social science; Philosophy of technology; Contemporary metaphysical issues in philosophy of science

Philip Mirowski

Philip E. Mirowski

 

  Area History and philosophy of economic theory

Evan Ragland

Evan Ragland

 

History Area History of Science; History of Medicine; Early Modern Europe

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Kristin Shrader-Frechette

 

Philosophy Area Scientific modeling; Methodological uncertainty; Statistical methods---especially in radiation physics and population biology; Quantitative human-health risk assessment; Normative ethics; Science and ethics

Philip Sloan

Philip R. Sloan

 

Program of Liberal Studies
(emeritus)

Area History and Philosophy of Life Science, 1600–1990; Specialties: Buffon studies; evolution; Darwinism; science  and religion; recent biophysics; contemporary bioethics and philosophy

Thomas Stapleford

Thomas A. Stapleford

 

Program of Liberal Studies Area Areas of Expertise: History of the human sciences, especially economics and psychology; History of technology, science and religion

Nicholas Teh

Nicholas Teh

 

Philosophy Area Philosophy of Physics; Metaphysics; Philosophy of Science

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Laura Dassow Walls

 

English Area Philosophy of physics and philosophy of science, including symmetries, structuralism, space-time theory, and seventeenth-century cosmology