I work on philosophy of science and metaphysics, with research interests in metaphysics of science, laws of nature, indispensability arguments, selective scientific realism, empiricism, and scientific pluralism. I earned my Ph.D. in Philosophy at the University of Melbourne, Australia, April 2016, with Howard Sankey (Chair), Dana Goswick (Co-Chair), James Ladyman and Stathis Psillos as part of the Committee. That same year I took a position as Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the Departamento de FilosofĂ­a, Universidad de Chile. 

 

I hold a visiting fellowship at the Center for Philosophy of Science, University of Pittsburgh, U.S.A. (2020). Past visiting fellowships: the Department of Philosophy, University of Miami, U.S.A. (2017, 2019); the Munich Centre for Mathematical Philosophy, LMU, Germany (2018); and the Centre for the Philosophy of Natural and Social Sciences, London School of Economics and Political Science, England (2018). 

 

I am a founding member and current president of the Chilean Society for the Philosophy of Sciencedirector of the MA in Philosophy at the Universidad de Chile; and director of the Grupo de Estudios de FilosofĂ­a de las Ciencias at the Universidad de Chile. Contact e-mail cssotto@uchile.cl, and summary CV.

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