Michela Massimi - Professor of Philosophy of Science

Why philosophy of science matters to science

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Professor of Philosophy of Science Michela Massimi delivers her Royal Society prize lecture

What good can philosophy do for science?

Watch Professor Michela Massimi delivering her Royal Society prize lecture, following her award for the 2017 Wilkins-Bernal-Medawar Medal in recognition of her work as a leading figure in the philosophy of science.

Why philosophy of science matters to science | Royal Society

About Michela Massimi

Michela Massimi is Professor of Philosophy of Science at the University of Edinburgh and also a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh. Michela leads the Perspectival Realism project, which looks at science, knowledge and truth from a human perspective.  As well as the philosophy of science, her research interests include the history of philosophy and Immanuel Kant.

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