University of Wisconsin–Madison

Elliott Sober

Hans Reichenbach Professor & William F. Vilas Research Professor (Harvard, Ph.D. 1974)

Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Biology, Philosophy of Mind

ersober@wisc.edu

608-263-3700

5199 Helen C. White

Professor Sober’s areas of research are philosophy of science and philosophy of evolutionary biology.  His publications include Ockham’s Razors  A User’s Manual (Cambridge University Press, 2015),  Did Darwin write the Origin Backwards? (Prometheus Books, 2011), Evidence and Evolution — the Logic Behind the Science (Cambridge University Press, 2008), Unto Others — The Evolution and Psychology of Unselfish Behavior (with David Sloan Wilson, Harvard University Press, 1998) and Philosophy of Biology (Westview Press, 1993)

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