Dr Veli-Pekka Parkkinen
Post-Doctoral Fellow in Philosophy
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Office: Rutherford College, E4.W1
Veli-Pekka is a postdoctoral fellow in the project ‘Grading evidence of mechanisms in physics and biology’. His research in the project focuses on case-studies of mechanistic reasoning in biomedicine and physics, and aims to develop a framework for evaluating the role of mechanistic knowledge, and the quality of diverse evidence of mechanisms in these fields.
Veli-Pekka’s general research interests include philosophy of causality and explanation, philosophy of biology and medicine, and explanatory relations between the social sciences and the life sciences.back to top
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