Shimin Zhao

Credentials: Philosophy of Science


5164 Helen C. White

Shimin completed her B.A. in philosophy at Zhejiang University, China, and her M.A. in philosophy at Simon Fraser University, Canada. Her research interests lie in general philosophy of science and formal epistemology, specifically issues related to probability, causation, and explanation. Her current focus is on how probabilistic explanation (i.e., explanation in which the explanans does not entail the explanandum) works.