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Lyon, Aidan

Dr. Aidan Lyon

External Member (University of Maryland)


Phone: +49 162 379 0653


Further Information

Aidan Lyon completed a PhD degree (2009) in philosophy at the Australian National University. He is currently Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the University of Maryland College Park, and will be visiting the MCMP for 6 months each year (Oct–Feb) until 2017 on a Humboldt Fellowship. Aidan is also a Research Fellow at the Centre of Excellence for Biosecurity Risk Analysis (CEBRA) at the University of Melbourne.

Research Interests

Aidan Lyon’s research interests are in philosophy of science, philosophy of probability, mathematical explanation, social epistemology (using mathematical methods), biosecurity risk analysis, and some human judgement psychology.