James Robert Brown

Position:  
Professor
Email Address:  
Phone Number:  
(cell) 519-854-0131, (home) 519-439-2889
Fax Number:  
416-978-8703
Biography:  

BA, MA (Guelph), PhD (Western Ontario)

 

Designations:

Fellow, Royal Society of Canada (2007)

 

Fellow, Leopoldina Nationale Akademie der Wissenschaften (Germany) (2004)

 

Fellow, Académie Internationale de Philosophie des Sciences  (Belgium)  (2010)

 

Cross Appointments:

Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology

 

For more information visit Prof. Brown’s personal website.

Research Interests:  
philosophy of mathematics, foundations of physics, science and society
Publications:  

 

 

– The Rational and the Social (1989)

– The Laboratory of the Mind (1991/2010)

– Smoke and Mirrors (1994)

– Philosophy of Mathematics (1999/2008)

– Who Rules in Science? (2001)

— Platonism, Naturalism, and Mathematical Knowledge (2012)

 For a complete listing of James Robert Brown’s publications, please consult PhilPapers: http://philpapers.org/profile/11121

 

Address:  
Department of Philosophy, 170 St. George Street, Rm. 514