Tim Lewens

is Professor of Philosophy of Science at Cambridge University and Principal Investigator for the ERC-funded project A Science of Human Nature? (2011-2016). He is the author of The Meaning of Science (Pelican, 2015), Cultural Evolution: Conceptual Challenges and The Biological Foundations of Bioethics (both published by Oxford University Press, 2015).


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New technologies like genome editing raise complex ethical questions that go the heart of debates over so-called “human nature” and evolution. Philosopher of science Tim Lewens considers how the latest innovations affect received notions of what is and what is not natural.

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