Degrees/Diplomas: Ph.D. University of Maryland
Research Interests: Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Physics, Philosophical history of science
Ph.D. University of Maryland
Courses Recently Taught
Scientific Realism Today (Spring 2011)
Philosophy of Science (core) (Spring 2008, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003)
Science's Realism and its Critics (Spring 2007)
Philosophy and Biology (Fall 2003)
Science and Philosophy (Fall 2002)
Philosophical Cosmology (Spring 2002)
"Contemporary Nativism, Scientific Texture, and the Moral Limits of Free Inquiry". Philosophy of Science 72 (2005): 1220-1231.
"Are GRW Tails as Bad as They Say?", in Philosophy of Science S66 (1999).
"Physics and the Underdetermination Thesis: Some Lessons from Quantum Theory". Invited Paper: in Proceedings of the Twentieth World Congress of Philosophy, S. Dawson (Managing Editor). Boston: Federation Internationale de Societes de Philosophie & Boston University, 2000.
"Scientific Culture and Public Education", in Science & Education, December, 2000.
"Realism and Underdetermination: Some Clues From the Practices-Up". Philosophy of Science, S68 (2001).
Collection: Philosophy and the Origin and Evolution of the Universe. Includes critical introduction by editors. With E. Agazzi. Dordrecht: Synthese Library, Kluwer, 1991.