Laura Rediehs

Associate Professor Philosophy Philosophy Department

University of Minnesota

Earlham College

Laura Rediehs

Laura Rediehs has a B.A. in Philosophy and Religion from Earlham College and an M.A. and Ph.D. in Philosophy from the University of Minnesota. She is interested in the history of philosophy of science, scientific realism (e.g., how is theoretical knowledge in science possible?), and comparing scientific and religious knowledge. Her research interests also include the problem of incommensurability of paradigms, both as a problem studied within the philosophy of science, and as a problem addressed by theories of non-violent conflict resolution. She teaches a wide range of philosophy courses, including Philosophy of Science and Religion, Modern Philosophy, Ethical Theory, Symbolic Logic, and courses in Peace Studies.

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