Jerry Wakefield

Jerry Wakefield is Professor of Social Work and Professor of the Conceptual Foundations of Psychiatry at NYU School of Medicine. He is interested in the conceptual foundations of clinical theory, the philosophy of psychopathology, psychiatric epidemiology of depression, and integrative clinical theory.

Günter Wagner

Günter Wagner is a Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at Yale University, USA. His main research interest is the evolution of gene regulation as it pertains to the origin of evolutionary novelties.

Walter Veit

Walter Veit is a PhD student at the School of History and Philosophy of Science at the University of Sydney. He is writing a thesis on the connection between ‘pathological complexity’ and the evolution of minds.

Paul Thagard

Paul Thagard is Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at the University of Waterloo. His writings in the philosophy of medicine includes the book How Scientists Explain Disease (Princeton University Press, 2000), several articles on mental illness, and work in progress on balance disorders.

Jim Tabery

Jim Tabery is Professor of Philosophy and Adjunct Associate Professor of Internal Medicine at the University of Utah. His research focuses largely on the philosophy of science and applied ethics, as well as the intersection between those domains.

Beckett Sterner

Beckett Sterner is an Assistant Professor at Arizona State University. His research focuses on the question: “When and why is mathematics useful for biology?”