Welcome Helen Beebee, our new Professor of Philosophy of Science

Former President of the Aristotelian Society, British Society for the Philosophy of Science, joins School.

We welcome Helen Beebee, to the School of Philosophy, Religion and History of Science as our new Professor of Philosophy of Science.

Helen studied at Warwick (BA), Liverpool (MA) and King's College London (PhD). Before coming to Leeds held temporary lectureships at Edinburgh, St. Andrews and UCL, a postdoc at the Australian National University), and permanent positions at Birmingham and Manchester, 

Helen was interviewed by Dr Ellen Clarke, below left, about her arrival at Leeds and she said, "I love it here, people have been very welcoming and I feel there aren't enough hours in the day to visit all the seminars and talks."

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Helen was President of the Aristotelian Society 2017–18, President of the British Society for the Philosophy of Science 2015–17, Director of the British Philosophical Assocation 2007–2011, and a member of the AHRC's Advisory Board 2009–2013. She is currently Chair of the Editorial Board of BSPS Opena new joint initiative between the British Society for the Philosophy of Science and University of Calgary Press