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Elliott Sober

Hans Reichenbach Professor and William F. Vilas Research Professor emeritus, Department of Philosophy, University of Wisconsin—Madison

My research in general philosophy of science concerns probabilistic reasoning, explanation, reductionism, causality, and parsimony. My research in philosophy of evolutionary biology concerns central concepts like common ancestry, random mutations, drift, gradualism, and units of selection.

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Cambridge University Press 2024