- Notes on Contributors
Alisa Bokulich is a Professor in the Philosophy Department at Boston University. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Notre Dame’s Program in the History and Philosophy of Science in 2001. Her primary areas of research are the history and philosophy of physics, especially classical and quantum mechanics, and broader issues in the philosophy of science, such as scientific explanation and intertheoretic relations. She is the author of Re-examining the Quantum-Classical Relation: Beyond Reductionism and Pluralism (2008) and co-editor of the forthcoming Philosophy of Quantum Information and Entanglement.
Sami Pihlström (Ph. D. from the University of Helsinki, Finland, 1996) is Professor of Practical Philosophy at the University of Jyväskylä, Finland, and Docent of Theoretical Philosophy at the University of Helsinki. He is the author of numerous books and articles on pragmatism, transcendental philosophy, philosophical anthropology, and philosophy of science, including Structuring the World (1996), Naturalizing the Transcendental (2003), and Pragmatic Moral Realism (2005).
William Rehg is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Saint Louis University, where he has taught since 1992. He is the author of Insight and Solidarity: The Discourse Ethics of Jürgen Habermas (1994), co-editor of Deliberative Democracy (1997) and Pluralism and the Pragmatic Turn (2001), and author of various articles on argumentation in ethics, politics, and the sciences, including “Critical Science Studies as Argumentation Theory: Who’s Afraid of SSK?” (Philosophy of the Social Sciences, 2000) and (with William Keith) “Science Studies, Rhetoric, and Argumentation Theory” (in New Handbook of Science, Technology, and Society, forthcoming).
Kent Staley is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Saint Louis University, where he has taught since 2001. He is the author of The Evidence for the Top Quark: Objectivity and Bias in Collaborative Experimentation (2004), and of various articles on scientific evidence and experimentation, including “Evidential Collaborations: Epistemic and Pragmatic Considerations in ‘Group Belief’” (forthcoming in Social Epistemology), “Robust Evidence and Secure Evidence Claims” (Philosophy of Science, 2004) and “Golden Events and Statistics: What’s Wrong with Galison’s Image/Logic Distinction?” published in this journal in 1999.
Thomas Uebel is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Manchester, England. One of his research interest is the area of history of philosophy of science and he has published widely on different aspects of logical empiricsm. His latest book is Empiricism at the Crossroads. The Vienna Circle’s Protocol Sentence Debate Revisited, 2007.