Nancy Cartwright

Nancy Cartwright is Professor of Philosophy at the Department of Philosophy, University of Durham and at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). In the first half of her career at Stanford University she specialised in the philosophy of the natural sciences, especially physics; in the second half, at the London School of Economics and now Durham and at UCSD, she has specialised in philosophy and methodology of the social sciences with special attention to economics. Her current research focusses on objectivity and evidence, especially for evidence-based policy. Most recent articles can be previewed below.

Nancy Cartwright

Professor/Co-Director of CHESS Centre at Durham University

 

Recent Honours

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    Academy of Social Sciences, UK

    24 October 2016: Prof Nancy Cartwright has been conferred as a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences. To view the full list of new Fellows and for more information please: click here

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    National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan

    Prof Nancy Cartwright has been appointed as Tsing Hua Honorary Distinguished Chair Professor at the National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan.

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    University of Pittsburgh

    As part of the University of Pittsburgh's 225th birthday celebrations, Prof Nancy Cartwright has received an accolade from her undergrad institution as one of their distinguished alums.

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    Ventura Half Marathon

    Congratulations to Nancy Cartwright for successfully completing the Ventura, California Half Marathon - that is 13 miles - in September 2013!

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    St. Andrews

    Congratulations to Nancy Cartwright, who was recently honoured at St Andrews for thoughtful scholarship and outstanding integrity that has changed both our world, and the way we understand our place in it.

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    Southern Methodist University

    Congratulations to Nancy Cartwright, who was recently honoured at St Andrews for thoughtful scholarship and outstanding integrity that has changed both our world, and the way we understand our place in it.

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