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|Timothy Mark Lewens|
|Born||29 June 1974|
|History and philosophy of science|
Tim Lewens (born 29 June 1974) is a professor in the history and philosophy of biology, medicine, and bioethics at the Department of History and Philosophy of Science at the University of Cambridge. Lewens is a Fellow of Clare College, where he serves as Director of Studies in Philosophy and he is a member of the academic staff and lecturer in the Department of History and Philosophy of Science (HPS).
Lewens completed his PhD thesis at the Department of HPS, Cambridge University in 2001. He became a lecturer in History and Philosophy of Science at Cambridge soon after completing his doctoral thesis. He now serves as a governor at Exeter School where he was formerly a pupil. He was member of the Nuffield Council on Bioethics from 2009 to 2015 and a member of the Council’s Working Party on human bodies in medicine and research (report published autumn 2011).
Lewens has written and lectured extensively on evolution and his book on this subject, Organisms and Artifacts: Design in Nature and Elsewhere (2004) received wide critical acclaim, as did his 2007 monograph on Charles Darwin.
In 2008, Lewens was one of eleven recipients of the University of Cambridge's Pilkington Prize for the quality of his teaching.
- Lewens, Tim (2004). Organisms and Artifacts: Design in Nature and Elsewhere. Bradford Books, Life and Mind Series. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press. ISBN 978-0-262-12261-0.
- Lewens, Tim (2006). Darwin. London: Routledge. p. 289. ISBN 978-0-415-34638-2.
- Lewens, Tim (2015). The Meaning of Science: A Pelican Introduction. Pelican. p. 294. ISBN 978-0-141-97742-3.
- LexisNexis Academic Database: 2009 ICC Information Group
- Clare College Admissions Dr Tim Lewens Retrieved 21 August 2010
- HPS, University of Cambridge Teaching Officers Tim Lewens
- "Exeter School Governing Body: Tim Lewens MA MPhil PhD". Exeter School. Retrieved 2010-08-21.
- "Past Council Members". Nuffield Council on Bioethics. Retrieved 21 April 2017.
- Nuffield Council on Bioethics' official website - human bodies
- Neander, K. (2006). "Moths and Metaphors. Review Essay on Organisms and Artifacts: Design in Nature and Elsewhere by Tim Lewens". Biology & Philosophy. 21 (4): 591–602. doi:10.1007/s10539-005-9006-6.
- Elder, Crawford L. (2005) Review: Are Organisms Artifacts of Natural Selection? by Tim Lewens, The American Journal of Psychology, Vol. 118, No. 3 (Fall, 2005), pp. 469-475
- Shanahan, T. (2004). "Design by Nature". BioScience. 54: 1044–1046. doi:10.1641/0006-3568(2004)054[1044:DBN]2.0.CO;2. ISSN 0006-3568. (Review of Organisms and Artifacts: Design in Nature and Elsewhere by Tim Lewens.)
- Zimmerman, William F (2005) (Review of) Organisms and Artifacts: Design in Nature and Elsewhere. Life and Mind: Philosophical Issues in Biology and Psychology. By Tim Lewens. A Bradford Book. Cambridge (Massachusetts): MIT Press. $32.00. xi + 183 p; ill.; index. ISBN 0-262-12261-8. 2004. The Quarterly Review of Biology, June 2005, vol. 80, no. 2
- Ghiselin, Michael T. (24 March 2007). "Tim Lewens Darwin". Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews.
- "Interview with Tim Lewens". Darwin Correspondence Project. Archived from the original on 7 October 2010. Retrieved 21 August 2010.
- Ruse, M. (2008). "Review: Tim Lewens: Darwin". Mind. 117 (468): 1094–1097. doi:10.1093/mind/fzn135.
- Lennox, J. G. (2009). "Darwin, Philosopher". Metascience. 18: 121–124. doi:10.1007/s11016-009-9252-3.
- "Pilkington Prizes honour teaching excellence". University News. 12 June 2008. Retrieved 2010-09-05.
- Tim Lewens, list of publications Department of HPS, Cambridge.