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About Rory Smead

Prof. Smead received his PhD from the University of California, Irvine and taught at the London School of Economics before arriving at Northeastern. He teaches courses in philosophy of science and logic. In addition to these areas, his interests include game theory, philosophy of biology, and philosophy of economics. His interests extend to decision theory, modern philosophy and analytic philosophy. His research is currently focused on idealization and explanation in science as well as on the evolutionary connections between learning, language and social interaction.


Present Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Northeastern University

Research Interests

Philosophy of science, Logic, Game theory, Philosophy of biology, and Philosophy of economics

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368 Holmes Hall
Northeastern University
360 Huntington Ave.
Boston, MA 02115