Paul Griffiths is an ARC Laureate Professor of Philosophy at The University of Sydney, where he leads the Theory and Method in Bioscience group within the Charles Perkins Centre and is the centre’s Domain Leader for Society and Environment.
Griffiths is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and of the Australian Academy of the Humanities. He was President of the International Society for History, Philosophy and Social Studies of Biology from 2011-13 and from 2006-12 he was a member of the Australian Health Ethics Committee of NHMRC. He is a regular visiting professor at the University of Exeter's Egenis: the Centre for the Study of the Life Sciences.
This event is a joint Philosophy and History and Philosophy of Science event. It is also the inaugural event of the Philosophy of Sciences working group for the PEiPL (Philosophical Engagement in Public Life) network.