Brigandt, Ingo -

Personal Information
First Name: 
Affiliation universitaire: 
University of Alberta
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Area of Research
Région géographique: 
Great Britain
Champ d'études: 
The nature, possibility, and limits of intellectual integration across different biological disciplines; non-reduction and the nature of biological explanation; theories of concepts; the rationality of semantic change in the history of biology; how the context-sensitive use of scientific terms supports successful practice; evolutionary developmental biology and its 19th and 20th century roots
PHD Program: 
History and Philsophy of Science
PHD University: 
University of Pittsburgh
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Major Publications: 
Integration in Contemporary Biology: Philosophical Perspectives on the Dynamics of Interdisciplinarity. Special issue of Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences. Edited by Ingo Brigandt. Blind-refereed contributions by William Bechtel, Elihu Gerson, James Griesemer, Sabina Leonelli, Maureen O'Malley, Anya Plutynski, and others (still under review). 2012, Perspectives on Evolutionary Novelty and Evo-Devo. Special issue of the Journal of Experimental Zoology Part B: Molecular and Developmental Evolution (Volume 318, Issue 6). Edited by Ingo Brigandt. [published articles] 2007, The Importance of Homology for Biology and Philosophy. Special issue of the journal Biology and Philosophy (Volume 22, Number 5). Edited by Ingo Brigandt and Paul E. Griffiths. [preprints, published articles]
Membre des sociétés académiques: 
American Philosophical Association; Canadian Philosophical Association; Canadian Society for the History and Philosophy of Science; International Society for the History, Philosophy and Social Studies of Biology; Philosophy of Science Association
Courses Taught: 
Philosophy of Science; Philosophy of Biology; Biology, Society, and Values; Philosophy and Health Care