dr. E. (Eva) Boon - Expertise

Boon, dr. E.
Address :
Technische Universiteit Eindhoven
P.O. Box 513
5600 MB EINDHOVEN
Department :
Industrial Engineering & Innovation Sciences
Section :
Philosophy & Ethics
Positioncategory :
doctoral candidate (PhD) (PhD Stud.)
Position :
doctoral candidate
Room :
IPO 1.14
Tel :
+31 40-247 7399
Tel (internal) :
7399
Email :
E.Boon@tue.nl

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Expertise

  • Evolutionary Biology
  • Philosophy of Biology
  • evolutionary individuality
  • Cultural Evolution
  • phylogenetics
  • population genetics
  • molecular evolution
  • microbial ecology

Biography

In this Ph.D. project I address epistemic uncertainties in the inference of biological and cultural evolution, with a special focus on methodology. Through various case studies, I attempt to arrive at a view of evolutionary studies as science in practise. To do so, I combine various schools of philosophy of science with the expertise I acquired as a biologist