Matthew H. Slater

Matthew H. Slater is Assistant Professor in the Department of Philosophy at Bucknell University.

Books by this Editor

Natural Kinds in Metaphysics and Science
Edited By Joseph Keim Campbell, Michael O'Rourke, Matthew H. Slater
Contemporary discussions of the success of science often invoke an ancient metaphor from Plato's Phaedrus: successful theories should "carve nature at its joints." But is nature really "jointed"? Are there natural kinds of things around which our theories cut? The essays in this volume offer reflections by a distinguished group of philosophers on a series of intertwined...