Professor Mauricio Suárez

Professor Mauricio Suárez

Research Associate

Centre for Philosophy of Natural and Social Science (CPNSS)

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Key Expertise
Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Physics, Philosophy of Probability

About me

Mauricio Suárez (BSc. Astrophysics, Edinburgh, 1991; MSc., PhD. Philosophy, LSE, 1997) has held positions at Oxford, St. Andrews, Northwestern and Bristol Universities and is at present Full Professor and Chair (catedrático) in Logic and Philosophy of Science at Complutense University of Madrid. He is also honorary research professor at the Department of Science and Technology Studies, University College London; and since 1998 a long term affiliate and research associate at the Centre for Philosophy of Natural and Social Science (CPNSS), London School of Economics.

He has been Visiting Scholar at the University of Sydney (2003), and at Harvard University (2007, 2009, 2011). During 2011-12 he was Visiting Professorial Fellow at the Institute of Philosophy (School of Advanced Studies, London University), and during 2013-15 he was a Marie Curie senior research fellow at the same Institute, working on a project on propensities and statistics.

His main research interests lie in the philososophy of probability and causality, the history and philosophy of physics (particularly quantum mechanics), modelling and idealization, the aesthetics of scientific representation, and general epistemology and methodology of science, and he has published widely in all these areas.

Expertise Details

Philosophy of Science; Philosophy of Physics; Philosophy of Probability

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