P.D. Magnus

P.D. Magnus

Department of Philosophy

PhD., UC San Diego

P.D. Magnus

His research is in the philosophy of science (motivated by a fallibilist but non-skeptical conception of scientific knowledge) and the philosophy of art (mostly music). He has published on underdetermination, scientific realism, and natural kinds— also on related issues in the history of philosophy, social epistemology, and art ontology. He is the author of forall x (2005), Scientific Enquiry and Natural Kinds (2012), A Philosophy of Cover Songs (2022), and dozens of articles. A complete list of his publications is available on his website.

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