McDonnell Project Leader, Lucie Laplane, on the Importance of Philosophy for Science

Lucie Laplane, co-leader of the McDonnell Initiative group on stem cells, is the lead author in a recent opinion piece in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), published on March 5th. Laplane, along with her scientist and philosopher co-authors argue that philosophy can have “an important and productive impact on science”, and provide a series of cases in which philosophy has had tangible impacts on research in the life sciences. To access the paper, click here.

Featured image credit: Wiebke Bretting (artist).

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