Peter Godfrey-Smith

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Peter Godfrey-Smith is Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at the City University of New York Graduate Center and works primarily in the Philosophy of Science and Philosophy of Biology. Born in Australia in 1965, he received a Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of California, San Diego in 1991 under the supervision of Philip Kitcher, and taught previously at Harvard University, Stanford University and Australian National University. Godfrey-Smith has been the recipient of the prestigious Lakatos Award[1] for his most recent book, Darwinian Populations and Natural Selection in which he aims to provide a philosophical foundation for the theory of evolution.[2][3]

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  2. ^ Gewertz, Ken (February 8, 2007). "The philosophy of evolution: Godfrey-Smith takes an evolutionary approach to how the mind works". Harvard University Gazette. .
  3. ^ Darwinian Populations and Natural Selection. Oxford University Press. 2010.

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