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Tim Lewens

Tim Lewens

Professor of Philosophy of Science


Tim is the Principal Investigator for the ERC-funded project A Science of Human Nature?(2011–2016). From 2009 to 2015 he was a Council Member of the Nuffield Council on Bioethics, and served on the working parties for two Nuffield Council reports: Novel Techniques for the Prevention of Mitochondrial DNA Disorders: An Ethical Review (June 2012), and Human Bodies: Donation for Medicine and Research (October 2011). He is also the Deputy Director of CRASSH, the Centre for Research in Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities.

Faculties and Departments

Faculty of Philosophy:

Research Interests

Philosophy of biology, philosophy of science, philosophical bioethics