IntroductionProfessor John Dupré has been elected president of the British Society for the Philosophy of Science.
The Egenis Director will be the British Society for the Philosophy of Science (BSPS) president for 2011-12.
The BSPS was founded more than 50 years ago to study the logic, the methods, and the philosophy of science, as well as those of the various special sciences, including the social sciences.
“This is a great honour,” said Prof Dupré. “I am thrilled to join the ranks of the academics who have had the privilege to act as president of the BSPS.”
The current president of the BSPS is Professor John Worrall, Professor of Philosophy of Science at the London School of Economics, while the immediate past President is Professor Harvey Brown, Professor of Philosophy of Physics at the University of Oxford.