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Name Professor Alexander Bird
Job title Professor of Philosophy
Department Department of Philosophy University of Bristol
Personal web page http://eis.bris.ac.uk/~plajb/index.html
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Telephone number work(0117) 331 0864
Qualifications BA(Oxon), MPhil, PhD(Cantab)
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Keywords metaphysics
laws of nature
scientific progress
scientific knowledge
scientific revolutions
Areas of expertise My work concerns metaphysics and the theory of knowledge as applied to science. It thus concerns the laws of nature, physical properties, time and space; and also scientific inference and change, evidence, scientific revolutions and progress.

I occupy the institutional chair previously held by Adam Morton, having joined the department from the University of Edinburgh in 2003.
Languages (other than English)
French spoken    written
German spoken    written
Media experience Podcasting
Interview on Radio Somerset