Craig Callender

Professor of philosophy

University of California

Involvement at the ISC

  • Member of the Inaugural Committee for Freedom and Responsibility in Science (2019-2022)


He has published in physics, philosophy, cognitive science, and law journals. Before UC San Diego, he worked in the Department of Philosophy, Logic & Scientific Method at the London School of Economics.

In 2017 he co-founded and now co-directs the Institute for Practical Ethics, an institute devoted to promoting socially responsible science. IPE brings together ethicists, scientists, philosophers of science, and social scientists to tackle the ethics an social impact of new technology and science, e.g., the ethics and social impact of data science, the use of gene drives in mosquitos to decrease malaria infections.

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This page has been updated in May 2024.

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