Elliott Sober received his PhD in Philosophy from Harvard University in 1974. Since then he has been an Assistant/Associate/Full Professor and is currently Vilas Professor of Philosophy at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. His main area of research is the philosophy of science, focusing especially on philosophical questions raised by evolutionary biology. His publications include: The Nature of Selection, Reconstructing the Past, Core Questions in Philosophy; The Philosophy of Biology, and From a Biological Point of View

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