Cristian Soto

Ph.D. in Phil., University of Melbourne, Australia, 2016. 

Associate professor of philosophy, Departamento de Filosofía, Universidad de Chile.

Newton International Fellow, British Academy - The Royal Society, CPNSS, LSE, UK (2022-2024).

CV in English - CV en español

Areas of interest: metaphysics and general philosophy of science, with a special focus on history and philosophy of laws of nature, metaphysics of science, variations on scientific realism and empiricism, scientific pluralism, and early modern natural philosophy. 

Visiting appointments: Centre for Philosophy of Natural and Social Sciences, LSE, UK; LOGOS Research Group, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain; Munich Centre for Mathematical Philosophy, LMU, Germany; Department of Philosophy, University of Miami, U.S.A.; and visiting fellowship appointment at the Center for Philosophy of Science, University of Pittsburgh, U.S.A. (cancelled due to the pandemic in 2020). For details, see CV.

Contact information

  • Departamento de Filosofía, Universidad de Chile. Av. Capitán Ignacio Carrera Pinto 1025, Ñuñoa, RM, Chile. Postcode: 7800284. Email:

  • And from July 2022 to June 2024: Centre for Philosophy of Natural and Social Sciences, Lakatos Building, London School of Economics and Political Science, Houghton St., London WC2A 2AE, UK. Email:

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