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Adrian Currie
Philosopher of Science, Centre for the Study of Existential Risk

Adrian Currie is a philosopher of science and postdoctoral researcher at the Centre for the Study of Existential Risk in Cambridge, UK. He is a founder of Extinct, the philosophy of palaeontology blog, and author of Rock, Bone and Ruin, forthcoming with MIT Press.

Written by Adrian Currie

Essay/
History of science
Does science need mavericks?

Staid and conformist, science risks losing its creative spark. Does it need more mavericks, or are they part of the problem?

Adrian Currie