Thomas Bonnin



College: College of Social Sciences and International Studies
Discipline: Sociology and Philosophy
Department: Sociology, Philosophy and Anthropology
Research Centre/Unit: Egenis, the Centre for the Study of the Life Sciences

Former biochemistry student turned philosopher of science. I am since September 2014 a PhD student in 'Egenis, the Centre for the Study of Life Sciences', at the University of Exeter. My supervisors are John Dupré and Dan Nicholson.

As an philosopher of science, I study the creation, development and transmission of knowledge.

Dissertation title : "How do we know about the history of life? A study of evolutionary biology as a historical science." (completion expected in the summer of 2018)


Other academic activities:

- Coordinator of the Exeter Biological Interest Group (

- Postgraduate research (PGR) Student Representative for the Sociology, Philosophy and Anthropology department (2014-2016).

- Chair of the PGR Liaison Forum of the College of Social Sciences and International Studies (2014-2016)


Non-academic activities:

- Basketball player for the Exeter University Men's Basketball Club (2014-2017), 2nd team captain (2016-2017).

- Cooperator, La Louve Coopérative, Paris (2018- )


Social networks


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