Brad Weslake

Associate Professor of Philosophy, NYU Shanghai; Global Network Associate Professor, NYU
Brad Weslake
Associate Professor of Philosophy, NYU Shanghai; Global Network Associate Professor, NYU
Email
brad.weslake@nyu.edu
Room
1226
Office Phone
+86 (21) 20595196

Brad Weslake is an Associate Professor of Philosophy, NYU Shanghai; Global Network Associate Professor, NYU. Prior to joining NYU Shanghai, he was Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the University of Rochester. He holds a PhD from the University of Sydney, a BA (Hons) from the University of Newcastle, and a BA and BCompSci from the University of Wollongong.

Professor Weslake’s central research interest is philosophy of science, especially causation and explanation. He also works on related topics in philosophy of physics, philosophy of biology, and philosophy of mind. His work has appeared in Australasian Journal of Philosophy, The British Journal for the Philosophy of Science and Philosophy of Science.

Research Interests

  • Philosophy of Science
  • Philosophy of Physics
  • Philosophy of Biology
  • Philosophy of Mind

Courses Taught

  • Central Problems in Philosophy

Education

  • PhD, Philosophy, University of Sydney, 2007
  • BA (Hons), Philosophy, University of Newcastle, 2002
  • BA, Philosophy, University of Wollongong, 2001
  • BCompSci, Computer Science, University of Wollongong, 2001

Languages

  • English