Derek Skillings
Philosopher of Biology, University of Pennsylvania

Derek Skillings is a biologist and philosopher of science. He is currently a lecturer at the University of Pennsylvania. His work has been published in Philosophy of Science, Biology & Philosophy, and Trends in Ecology and Evolution, among others.

Written by Derek Skillings

Philosophy of science
Life is not easily bounded

Working out where one hare ends and another begins is easy; a siphonophore, not so much. What is an individual in nature?

Derek J Skillings