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Massimo Pigliucci
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Massimo Pigliucci is Professor of Philosophy at the City University of New York.

His research focuses on the structure of evolutionary theory, the relationship between science and philosophy, and the relationship between science and religion. He received a Doctorate in Genetics from the University of Ferrara in Italy, a PhD in Botany from the University of Connecticut, and a PhD in Philosophy of Science from the University of Tennessee.

He has published over one hundred technical papers, and a number of books for both technical audiences and the general public.

Pigliucci has won the Dobzhansky Prize from the Society for the Study of Evolution. He has been elected fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science “for fundamental studies of genotype by environment interactions and for public defense of evolutionary biology from pseudoscientific attack.” He is also editor in chief of Philosophy & Theory in Biology and associated editor of Biology & Philosophy. He can be reached on the web at

The articles here are reprinted with permission from his personal site, Rationally Speaking, so if you really need him to see a comment, it is probably better to do it there. Rationally Speaking
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Recommended Books
Thinking About Science, vol. Iby Massimo Pigliucci
Rationally Speaking, vol. Iby Massimo Pigliucci
Making Sense of Evolutionby M. Pigliucci and J. Kaplan
Phenotypic Integrationby M. Pigliucci and K. Preston (eds.)
Denying Evolutionby M. Pigliucci
Phenotypic Plasticityby M. Pigliucci
Tales of the Rationalby M. Pigliucci
Phenotypic Evolutionby M. Pigliucci and C. Schlichting
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