Minnesota Center for Philosophy of Science

Organization profile

Organization profile

The mission of the Minnesota Center for Philosophy of Science is to promote excellence in research and training in philosophy of science, related empirical studies of science, and science itself. Its primary objectives are:

  1. to maintain Minnesota’s preeminence in the philosophy of science and use this standing to lead philosophy of science in new directions, as well as have an impact on the direction of science itself by influencing scientists’ reflective understanding of scientific inquiry and knowledge;

  2. to nurture a multiplicity of intellectual groups that transcend the boundaries between philosophy and the sciences, and to use these groups to advance research, graduate training, and undergraduate education at the University of Minnesota; and

to conduct local and international research projects, the most important results of which are published in journals and anthologies, including Minnesota Studies.

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    Amanda B Corris

    Person: Professional-in-Training

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    Alan C Love

    Person: Faculty, Executive, Administrative, and Managerial


    Research Output

    Deep phylogenomics of a tandem-repeat galectin regulating appendicular skeletal pattern formation

    Bhat, R., Chakraborty, M., Glimm, T., Stewart, T. A. & Newman, S. A., Aug 18 2016, In : BMC evolutionary biology. 16, 1, 162.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • 8 Scopus citations

    The origin of a new fin skeleton through tinkering

    Stewart, T. A., Jul 1 2015, In : Biology Letters. 11, 7, 20150415.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 6 Scopus citations

    The origins of adipose fins: An analysis of homoplasy and the serial homology of vertebrate appendages

    Stewart, T. A., Smith, W. L. & Coates, M. I., Mar 5 2014, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 281, 1781, 20133120.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 17 Scopus citations