Dr. J.W. (James) McAllister

  • Associate Professor

Telephone number: +31 (0)71 527 2004
E-Mail: j.w.mcallister@hum.leidenuniv.nl
Faculty / Department: Faculteit der Geesteswetenschappen, Instituut voor Wijsbegeerte
Office Address: WSD
Reuvensplaats 3-4
2311 BE Leiden
Room number 1.21

The research of dr. McAllister is on the field of the philosophy of science. He is the author of Beauty and Revolution in Science (Cornell University Press, 1996) and the editor of the magazine International Studies in the Philosophy of Science. His current research involves two theme’s: the influence of emotions on the decisions of scientists, and the relation between the patterns in empiric data and the structure of the world.

Dr McAllister is project leader of the NWO-funded research programme "Philosophical Foundations of the Historiography of Science".

Last Modified: 11-12-2015