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Department of Philosophy

Scott Tanona

tanonaAssociate professor

Dr. Tanona specializes in the philosophy of science, values and ethics in science, and the history and philosophy of physics.

Education

Ph.D. Indiana University-Bloomington, 2002 (History and Philosophy of Science)

M.A. Tufts University, 1996 (Philosophy)
B.S. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1992​ (Physics)

Representative publications

(w/ Jon Herington) "The Social Risks of Science." The Hastings Center Report (forthcoming) 

"Individuality and Correspondence: An Exploration of the History and Possible Future of Bohrian Quantum Empiricism." In J. Faye and H. Folse (eds.), Niels Bohr and Philosophy of Physics: Twenty-First Century Perspectives (Bloomsbury, 2018)

"Expertise and Self-Determination in Public Participation in Science." In J. Goodwin (ed.), Confronting the Challenges of Public Participation: Issues in Environmental, Planning and Health Decision-Making. (Science Communication Project, 2016)

Contact

Office: 208B Dickens Hall

Email: stanona@ksu.edu

Website: https://scotttanona.com/

Fax: 785-532-3522