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Professor Alexander Bird

Metaphysics and epistemology of science and medicine

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 and medical knowledge.

Research keywords

  • metaphysics
  • epistemology
  • philosophy of science
  • history and philosophy of medicine