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Profesor Titular (Associate Professor, UCM, Madrid)
Research Associate (CPNSS, LSE, London)
and History of Science, Foundations of Physics, Epistemology, Analytical
Metaphysics, Causal Inference, Models and Representation in Science
Department of Logic and Philosophy
Faculty of Philosophy,
28040 Madrid, Spain
Email: msuarez at filos.ucm.es
Phone: + 34 91 394 5734 (my office) / 394 6025 (dept)
Fax: + 34 91 394 6025
BSc in Astrophysics, University of Edinburgh (1991).
in Philosophical Foundations of Physics (awarded with distinction),
London School of Economics and Political Science, University of
in Philosophy of Science, with a thesis entitled “Models
of the World, Data Models and the Practice of Science: the Semantics
of Quantum Theory”, London School of Economics and Political
Science, University of London (1997).
Lecturer (permanent) in the Department of Philosophy, Bristol
Posdoctoral Research Fellow in History and Philosophy of Science,
Northwestern University, Illinois.
Teaching and Research Fellow, Department of Logic and Metaphysics,
University of St. Andrews.
Junior Lecturer in Philosophy of Physics, Faculty of Philosophy,
Awards and Distinctions
January-April 2012: Visiting Professorial Fellow, Institute of Philosophy, School of Advanced Studies, London University.
1998 - present:
Research Associate, Centre for Philosophy of Natural and Social
Science (CPNSS), London University.
July-August 2007; May 2009-January 2010; May 2011-November 2011: Visiting Scholar, Department of Philosophy, Harvard University.
23 October 2009 - 7 October 2011: Vice-President of the European Philosophy of Science Association (EPSA).
18 September - present: Corresponding Member of the International Academy for the Philosophy of the Sciences (Membre Correspondant, L'Académie Internationale de Philosophie des Sciences -- AIPS), Brussels.
October - December 2003: Visiting Scholar, Centre for Time, Department of Philosophy, and Department of History and Philosophy of Science, University of Sydney, Australia.
2001-2002: One-year Research Fellowship
Award, Leverhulme Trust, UK.
Junior Research Fellow, Wolfson College, Oxford.
Research Projects since 2001
Causality, Inference and Science (Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation project FFI2011-29834-C03-01: 2012-2014). Part of the research network Science and Metaphysics, jointly with Carl Hoefer (Autonomous University of Barcelona) and Henrik Zinkernagel (University of Granada).
- Quantum Propensities and Quantum Probabilities: Representation and Application (Spanish Ministry of Science and Education project FFI2008-06418-C03-01: 2009-2011). Part of the research network Philosophy of Physics: Propensities, Causality and SpaceTime, jointly with Carl Hoefer (Autonomous University of Barcelona) and Henrik Zinkernagel (University of Granada).
and Classical Concepts in Science (Spanish Ministry of
Education and Science project HUM2005-01787: 2005-8). Joint research
network with Carl Hoefer (Autonomous University of Barcelona) and
Henrik Zinkernagel (University of Granada).
and Dissent in Science (British AHRC project: 2005-2008).
An international collaboration between seven researchers from the
Universities of London, California and Complutense de Madrid, based
at the Centre for the Philosophy of the Natural and Social Sciences,
Defence of Theories as Tools (New Del Amo Foundation joint project
Universidad Complutense de Madrid / University of California San Diego:2002-2003).
Models in Theoretical Physics (Spanish Ministry of Science
and Technology project BFF2002-1244: 2002-2005).
Scientific Representation: A Pragmatist View (Leverhulme
Trust Fellowship: 2001-2).
European Journal for Philosophy of Science (2009-)
Journal for General Philosophy of Science (2008-)
Teorema (Editor in Philosophy of Science / Physics: 2010 -)
Theoria (Editor in Philosophy of Science / Physics: 2002-2009)
American Philosophical Quarterly
British Journal for the Philosophy of Science
Cambridge University Press
European Journal for the Philosophy of Science
Foundations of Science
Foundations of Physics
Foundations of Physics Letters
History of the Human Sciences
International Studies in the Philosophy of Science
Journal for General Philosophy of Science
Journal of Philosophical Logic
Oxford University Press
Philosophy of Science
Science and Education
Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics
University of Chicago Press
Philosophical Association (APA), since 1996.
Aristotelian Society, since 1995.
Association for the Foundations of Science (AFOS), since 1992.
British Society for the Philosophy of Science (BSPS), since 1993.
Italian Society for Analytical Philosophy (SIFA), since 2002.
Philosophy of Science Association (PSA), since 1993.
Spanish Society for Logic, Methodology and Philosophy of Science (SLMFCE),
English, Italian, Spanish. Basic French. Radio and Television Broadcast:
of Causal Inference and Scientific Representation
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