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Professor Alexander Bird

Professor Alexander Bird

Professor Alexander Bird
BA(Oxon), MPhil, PhD(Cantab)

Professor of Philosophy

Area of research

Metaphysics and epistemology of science and medicine

Cotham House,
Cotham Hill, Bristol BS6 6JL
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 331 0864

Research summary

Alexander's research is in the metaphysics and epistemology of science and medicine. His book Nature's Metaphysics argued for a dispositional essentialist account of natural properties and necessitarianism about the laws of nature. He is now working on a book about scientific knowledge.

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