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PPE Guest Speaker, Cailin O’Connor

Time: 2:00 - 3:00pm
Location: 909 Renaissance Park, Northeastern University
Sponsored By: Philosophy and Religion Department, Northeastern Ethics Institute, and the PPE Program
Contact: Rory Smead (r.smead@northeastern.edu)

Guest speaker, Cailin O’Connor, Associate Professor in the Department of Logic and Philosophy of Science and a member of the Institute for Mathematical Behavioral Science at University of California, Irvine

Cailin is a philosopher of biology and behavioral sciences, philosopher of science, and evolutionary game theorist. She is currently co- administering the NSF grant “Consensus, Democracy, and the Public Understanding of Science” with philosopher of physics James Owen Weatherall (previous NSF grant Social Dynamics and Diversity in Epistemic Communities).  Their co-authored trade book The Misinformation Age was published with Yale University Press.  Her monograph The Origins of Unfairness was published in July 2019 by Oxford University Press. Her book Games in the Philosophy of Biology will be published in the CUP elements series, and is available upon request.

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