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Timothy D. Lyons

Campus Address: CA 333A
Phone: (317)278-7768
Email: tdlyons@iupui.edu
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Appointments

Chair of Philosophy
Associate Professor, Philosophy of Science
Member, IU Graduate School Faculty

Education

Ph.D., University of Melbourne, Australia 2002
B.A., summa cum laude, University of Colorado, Denver 1997

Academic Interests

Philosophy of science, especially the epistemic status of scientific theories, the aims of scientific inquiry, the nature of theory change, and methodology.

Awards

-Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC), United Kingdom: Large Scale Forty-Two Month Research Grant with Dr. Peter Vickers, Durham U.K., Contemporary Scientific Realism and the Challenge from the History of Science , 2014-2018;
-Distinguished Faculty Award, Outstanding Tenured/Tenure-Track, Indiana University School of Liberal Arts, 2016
-Indiana University Overseas Conference Fund (OFC) Grant (for symposium and paper presentation at the European Philosophy of Science Association Conference, Amsterdam, The Netherlands) 2009;
-Indiana University Overseas Conference Fund (OFC) Grant (for paper presentation at the 13th International Congress of Logic, Methodology, and Philosophy of Science, Beijing, China) 2007;
-Indiana University SLA Summer Research Grant 2004;
-Melbourne International Postgraduate Research Scholarship 1998-2002;
-Melbourne Research Scholarship 1998-2002;
-Melbourne Postgraduate Overseas Research Scholarship (for research at Kings College London) 2000.

Publications

-Book: Recent Themes in the Philosophy of Science: Scientific Realism and Commonsense, edited w/S. Clarke, (Springer Publishing, 2002).
-Articles in The British Journal for the Philosophy of Science (Oxford University Press), Philosophy of Science (University of Chicago Press), Erkenntnis: An International Journal of Analytic Philosophy (Kluwer Academic Publishers), International Studies in Philosophy of Science (Routledge Press); Human Affairs: A Postdisciplinary Journal for Humanities and Social Sciences: Contemporary Philosophy of Science: Scientific Realism and Beyond (Versita Press); Studies in History and Philosophy of Science (Elsevier Publishing); Synthese: An International Journal for Epistemology, Methodology and Philosophy of Science (Springer Publishing);Journal for General Philosophy of Science (Springer Publishing); Chapters in Recent Themes in the Philosophy of Science (Studies in History and Philosophy of Science, Vol. 17), Proceedings of the European Philosophy of Science Association (Epistemology & Philosophy of Science, Springer Publishing), and Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Science (Oxford University Press).

Service

Professional Service:
-Research proposal evaluation (reviewer) for The National Science Foundation.
-Manuscript evaluation (referee) for The British Journal for the Philosophy of Science; Erkenntnis: An International Journal of Analytic Philosophy; International Studies in Philosophy of Science; Philosophy of Science; Journal for General Philosophy of Science; Philosophical Quarterly; Studies in History and Philosophy of Science; Australasian Journal of Philosophy; Synthese: An International Journal for Epistemology, Methodology and Philosophy of Science; European Journal for Philosophy of Science; Foundations of Science; and for McGraw-Hill, Acumen, and Routledge books on philosophy of science.
-Symposium organizer (and participant): "Scientific Realism: Strategic Variations," Co-Symposiasts: John Worrall, Stathis Psillos, Gerald Doppelt, Mauricio Suarez. EPSA Conference, Amsterdam.

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