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Alan Love

Alan C. Love, Ph.D., is a professor in the College of Liberal Arts at the University of Minnesota. He also serves as director of the Minnesota Center for Philosophy of Science. Love’s research focuses on conceptual issues in biology and has concentrated on evolutionary developmental biology (evo-devo), developmental biology, molecular biology, and paleontology. He uses…

Carol Cleland

Carol Edith Cleland is an American philosopher of science and a professor of philosophy at the University of Colorado Boulder. She holds affiliations with the NASA Astrobiology Institute, the SETI Institute, and the CU Boulder Center for Astrobiology, and directs the Center for Study of Origins. Cleland is known for her work on the definition…

Massimo Pigliucci

Massimo Pigliucci is an Italian-American philosopher and biologist who is professor of philosophy at the City College of New York. He is a critic of pseudoscience and creationism, and an advocate for secularism and science education. Prof. Pigliucci has a PhD in Evolutionary Biology from the University of Connecticut and a PhD in Philosophy from…

Derek Turner

Derek Turner teaches philosophy at Connecticut College where he is also the Karla Heurich Harrison ’28 Director of the Goodwin-Niering Center for the Environment. A past winner of the John S. King Award for Excellence in Teaching, Turner is Associate Director of the College’s Goodwin-Niering Center for the Environment. He was awarded the 2017 Nancy…

Peter Godfrey-Smith

Peter Godfrey-Smith is a professor in the School of History and Philosophy of Science at the University of Sydney. His undergraduate degree is from the University of Sydney, and he holds a PhD in philosophy from UC San Diego. Godfrey-Smith taught at Stanford University between 1991 and 2003, and then combined a half-time post at…

Samir Okasha

Samir Okasha FBA, is a Professor of Philosophy of Science at University of Bristol. He was appointed a Fellow of the British Academy in 2018. Okasha is a winner of Lakatos Award for his book Evolution and the Levels of Selection. From 2008 to 2011, he was Principal Investigator on a major AHRC-funded research project,…

Jonathan Schooler

Jonathan Schooler’s research takes a “big picture” perspective in attempting to understand the nature of mental life, and in particular consciousness. Combining empirical, philosophical, and contemplative traditions, Jonathan Schooler addresses broad questions that cross traditional disciplinary boundaries. Some of the topics and associated questions include: Meta-awareness: When do we notice our thoughts and how does explicitly…

Murray Gell-Mann

David Goodstein

David Baltimore

Leon Lederman

Brian Skyrms