My first book Theoretical Virtues in Science: Uncovering Reality Through Theory was published with Cambridge University Press in 2018. I co-edited a volume on Linguistic Intuitions: Evidence and Method which will come out later this year with OUP.
My research interests center around methodological issues in science and philosophy, such as whether predictive success constitutes especially good evidence for scientific theories, and whether intuitive judgments can serve as evidence in philosophical theorizing. I’m also interested in scientific explanation and the scientific realism debate. Much of my research combines philosophical with historical, and lately, empirical methods. For more details see here.
I received my PhD in philosophy from the University of Leeds in 2008, under the supervision of Steven French. Prior to my appointment in Aarhus, I worked at the universities of Birmingham (UK), Stockholm, Konstanz, and Pittsburgh (as fellow at the Center for Philosophy of Science). Recently, I was a visiting Professor at the Department of Philosophy at the UBC in Vancouver.