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Maria Carla Galavotti

Emeritus Professor

Alma Mater Studiorum - Università di Bologna

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Full professor of Philosophy of Science since 1994, Research Associate of the Centre for Philosophy of the Natural and Social Sciences, LSE, life member of the Center for the Philosophy of Science, University of Pittsburgh, and Clare Hall College, Cambridge, and member of the Leopoldina National Academy of Sciences of Germany. Her research focuses on the foundations and the history of probability, the nature of scientific explanation, prediction, and causality. She authored Philosophical Introduction to Probability (CSLI, 2005), and edited Stochastic Causality (eds. M.C. Galavotti, P. Suppes, D. Costantini, CSLI, 2001); Cambridge and Vienna. Frank P. Ramsey and the Vienna Circle (Springer, 2006), New Directions in the Philosophy of Science (eds. M.C. Galavotti, D. Dieks, W.J. Gonzalez, S. Hartmann, T. Uebel, M. Weber, Springer, 2014). Her collection of Ramsey’s manuscripts entitled Notes on Philosophy, Probability and Mathematics (Bibliopolis, 1991) has become a classic reference book.

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