James G.

Interviewed in
March 1991

  Dr. Lennox is Associate Professor of History and Philosophy of Science at the University of Pittsburgh, and a Life member of Clare Hall, Cambridge University. He received his Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of Toronto in 1978. The focus of Dr. Lennox's research and teaching is the relationship between philosophy and science (especially biology), both systematically and historically. He specializes in classical Greek philosophy and science and Darwin and Darwinism. Much of his teaching in recent years has centered in Darwin and evolutionary biology. He is co-editor (with Allan Gotthelf) of Philosophical Issues in Aristotle's Biology (Cambridge University Press, 1987), and the author of numerous essays on Aristotle and other important figures in the history of biology. He is currently at work on a translation and study guide of Aristotle's Parts of Animals. Dr. Lennox is a Senior Fellow of the Center for Philosophy of Science at the University of Pittsburgh and a former Junior Fellow of Harvard University's Center of Hellenic Studies in Washington, D.C. He is currently a member of the Steering Committee of the newly-formed Ayn Rand Society within the American Philosophical Association.

Dr. Lennox is currently chair of the Dept. of HPS at Pitt. (1996)

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