I’m a philosopher working on a spectrum of issues between philosophy of science and ethics.

My main focus concerns the logic and normative implications of evolutionary theory. So on the one hand I'm interested in the technical explanatory mechanics of evolutionary theory. On the other, I'm interested in the broader consequences of our understanding of evolution: evolutionary history (progressive or not?), the nature of animals (agency), and human nature (why successful? and should it be enhanced?).

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 I also publish broadly on other topics in general philosophy of science, moral psychology, and social epistemology. Topics include: research integrity, trust in science and scientists, incentives in science, the value-free ideal, the ethics of social media.

I'm currently affiliated with the IHPST (CNRS/Paris I) as a postdoctoral researcher, and the University of Antwerp as a part-time assistant professor.

news

  • 20-may-21 Accepted: The Selectionist Rationale for Evolutionary Progress. Biology and Philosophy.

  • 14-april-21 Published: Trust and professionalism in science: medical codes as a model for scientific negligence? BMC Biomedical Ethics. link

  • 7-april-21 Published: Precision Medicine, Data, and the Anthropology of Social Status. AJOB. link

  • 8-march-21 Published: Adapting to Environmental Heterogeneity: Selection and Radiation. Biological Theory. link

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