Cristian Soto is a philosopher working on metaphysics and philosophy of science, with specific interests in history and philosophy of laws of nature, metaphysics of science, variations of scientific realism and empiricism, scientific pluralism, and natural philosophy in early-modern HPS. He earned his doctoral degree at the University of Melbourne, Australia, under the supervision of Howard Sankey (chair) and Dana Goswick (co-chair), with James Ladyman and Stathis Psillos as part of the committee. And he holds an academic post as associate professor of philosophy at the Departamento de Filosofía, Universidad de Chile.


Visiting appointments: Department of Philosophy, University of Miami, U.S.A.; Centre for the Philosophy of Natural and Social Sciences, LSE, England; Munich Centre for Mathematical Philosophy, LMU, Germany; and Center for Philosophy of Science, University of Pittsburgh, U.S.A. (the latter one unfortunately cancelled due to the pandemic).

Outreach: founding member and past president of the Chilean Society for the Philosophy of Science; director of the philosophy of science research group at the Universidad de Chile; advisory member for AFHIC; and organizer of various seminars, workshops, and conferences, among them the congress for students in the philosophy of science.

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Phone number (office): (+56)229787058

Work address: Av. Capitán Ignacio Carrera Pinto 1025, Ñuñoa, RM, Chile

Postcode: 7800284

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