S. Andrew Inkpen

Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy, Mount Allison University; Associate Fellow

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PhD (University of British Columbia)

Andrew is an Assistant Professor at Mount Allison University in the Department of Philosophy. His research in the history and philosophy of science focuses on conceptual and methodological issues in ecology and evolutionary biology. He’s also a project leader for the McDonnell Initiative at the Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole, MA, where he focuses on facilitating collaborations between humanities researchers and life scientists with the aim of transforming the research of both fields through interactions and the co-production of knowledge.

Select Publications

  • Can Microbial Communities Regenerate? Uniting Ecology and Evolutionary Biology. Forthcoming. University of Chicago Press. (with W. Ford Doolittle)
  • “Health, Ecology, and the Microbiome.” 2019. eLife 8: e47626.
  • “Processes and Patterns of Interaction as Units of Selection: An Introduction to ITSNTS Thinking.” 2018. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (USA), 115: 4006-4014. (With W. Ford Doolittle)
  • “‘The Art Itself is Nature’: Darwin, Domestic Varieties, and the Scientific Revolution.” 2014. Endeavour 38: 246-56.