RECENT COURSES (UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA):

PHIL 260 / HIST 260, "Science and Society" (lecture)

PHIL 330, "Introduction to Social and Political Philosophy" (lecture)

PHIL 360 / HIST 360, "Introduction to History and Philosophy of Science" (lecture)

PHIL 390 / 490, "Honors Tutorial: Science and Democracy" (seminar)

PHIL 464, "Philosophy of Biology" (lecture/seminar)

PHIL 560, "Philosophy of Science, Special Topic: The Darwinian Revolution" (lecture)

PHIL 560, "Philosophy of Science, Special Topic: Biology and Modernity" (seminar, with Tina Loo from the Department of History)

 

GRADUATE STUDENTS (CURRENT)

Alirio Rosales (Ph.D.)

Alirio works in philosophy of biology, philosophy of science more generally (especially theory structure and explanation), and history of the philosophy of science. He has advanced to candidacy and is writing his dissertation on narrative represenations and explanations in evolutionary biology.

Andrew Inkpen (Ph.D.)

Andrew works in history and philosophy of biology, and history and philosophy of science more generally. He has advanced to candidacy and is writing his dissertation on the historical and methodological dimensions of the "artificial-natural" distinction in biology.

Jiwon Byun (Ph.D.)

Jiwon works in history and philosophy of biology, history and philosophy of science more generally, and naturalistic approaches to ethics.

Cosima Herter (M.A.)

Cosima works in history and philosophy of biology. She is writing her dissertation on the influence of the "conjectural historians" on Darwin's conception of "history." She will be joining the Ph.D. program in History of Science, Technology and Medicine at University of Minnesota.


GRADUATE STUDENTS (COMPLETED)

Paolo Palladino (Ph.D. 1990, University of Minnesota), Department of History, University of Lancaster.

Joe Cain (Ph.D. 1995, University of Minnesota), Department of Science and Technology Studies, University College London.

Christian Young (Ph.D. 1997, University of Minnesota), Department of Biology, Alverno College.

Roberta Millstein (Ph.D. 1997, University of Minnesota), Department of Philosophy, University of California at Davis.

Diana Kenney (M.A. 1998, University of Minnesota), Science Writer, Marine Biological Laboratory.

Carl Chung (Ph.D. 2000, University of Minnesota), Department of Philosophy, Century College of Minnesota.

Tania Munz (M.A. 2000, University of Minnesota); Tania subsequently took her Ph.D. in History at Princeton and is currently a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Science in Human Culture Program at Northwestern University.

Karin Matchett (Ph.D. 2002, University of Minnesota), Science Writer and Grants Coordinator, University of Minnesota.

Kevin Francis (Ph.D. 2002, University of Minnesota), Evergreen College.

Juan Ilerbaig (Ph.D. 2002, University of Minnesota), Department of Modern Literature and Culture, Ryerson University.

Jay Aronson (Ph.D. 2004, University of Minnesota), Department of History, Carnegie Mellon University.

Georgina Montgomery (Ph.D. 2005, University of Minnesota), Department of History, Michigan State University.

Margot Iverson (Ph.D. 2007, University of Minnesota), Research Associate, U.S. National Academies of Science, Institute of Medicine.

Eric Desjardins (Ph.D. 2009, University of British Columbia), Department of Philosophy, University of Western Ontario.

Yuichi Amitani (Ph.D. 2011, University of British Columbia), Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for the Philosophy of Science, University of Pittsburgh.