Academic Director / Senior University Lecturer
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".
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