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Welcome to the biophilosophy website.
I am a philosopher of science based at the University of Guelph. Here you will find information about my research, teaching and other interests. 

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The Philosophy Field Course  is back!  To be offered from May 5th-16th, 2020. See the student blog for details and contact me if you are interested in participating.
Recent articles

Precis of Defending Biodiversity

Two (and a half) arguments for conserving biodiversity on aesthetic grounds

Biology & Philosophy (2020)
Recent book
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                                                biodiversity book

Cambridge University Press (2017)


With me and Ryan Gregory about our collaborative research

Philosophy in Biology & Medicine Magazine (2019) 
Recent chapter

Critiquing trends in design for public aquariums:

Today's awe-inspiring design, tomorrow's Plexiglas dinosaur

The Ark and Beyond: The Evolution of Zoo and Aquarium Conservation. University of Chicago Press (2018)
Recent article

The conceptual critique of innateness

Philosophy Compass (2018)

Me and Peter Godfrey-Smith on Discovery Channel talking about octopus behaviour