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Stijn Conix

Department: History and Philosophy of Science

Supervisor: Prof. Tim Lewens

College: Queens'

AHRC Subject Area: Philosophy

Title of Thesis: The role of values in species classification

Philosophy of biology

Philosophy of systematics

Philosophy of science


I started my PhD at the HPS in Cambridge in october 2014. Before coming to Cambridge, I did a BA in Philosophy (KU Leuven), an MA in Philosophy (KU Leuven), an MPhil in Philosophy (KU Leuven) and an MA in Cognition and Culture (Queen's University Belfast).

I am interested in the role non-epistemic values (should) play in biological classification.


Other academic interests

Values in science

Natural kinds

Species concepts