Matthew J. Brown | Philosophy | SIU

Southern Illinois University



College of Liberal Arts

Matthew J. Brown

Professor; Jo Ann and Donald N. Boydston Chair of American Philosophy; Director, Center for Dewey Studies

Matthew J. Brown

Matthew J. Brown specializes in Pragmatism and American Philosophy (esp. John Dewey), 19th and 20th Century Philosophy, Philosophy of Science, Cognitive Science, Comics Studies. He is the author of Science and Moral Imagination: A New Ideal for Values in Science (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2020), which explores the role of values in science and the scientific basis of values from a broadly pragmatist perspective.

Brown is a member of the American Association for the Advancement of Science's Committee on Scientific Freedom and Responsibility and an Associate Editor of HOPOS: The Journal of the International Society for the History of Philosophy of Science.

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