University of Calgary

Alison McConwell

  • Postdoctoral Associate
  • Postdoctoral Fellows


Alison K. McConwell is a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Calgary.  She works in philosophy of biology and science, as well as philosophy of medicine.  She is interested in evolutionary contingency as an explanatory framework for a pluralism of both individuals in natural selection and major transitions in life's history. In philosophy of medicine her research concerns the nature of cancer kinds, as well as how medical interventions inform classificatory practices.



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